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Sudden Bulging Veins In Hands
What can cause sudden bulging of veins in hands and forearms and swelling of feet and ankles at the same time while suddenly feeling bloated and Exhau?
Please see your Dr!: Your symptoms may be due to several different disorders or, less likely, one disorder.Fluid retention in the lower extremities is extremely common in premenopausal women and is called idiopathic edema. The exact cause is unknown and the edema can be made worse by diuretics. Less likely but possible are more serious conditions: congestive heart failure, liver and kidney disorders. See your physician! ...Read more
Swollen hand veins.: Hand veins can swell for many reasons but the most common is certainly hereditary. Other factors would be level of hydration, aging, sun exposure and loss of elasticity and volume. Actually, I am amazed at the amount of women that I see with bulging hand veins. They can be easily treated with laser or sclerotherapy and usually a combination of both. ...Read more
Probably normal: Usually, these are just normal veins. If they shrink when the hand is raised, don't hurt, & are soft, there is most likely no problem. If there is swelling of the arm, pain, redness, or the veins are firm, further evaluation should be done for clot or infection. They can be treated with sclerotherapy to improve appearance if desired. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possible causes:: Increased fluid intake, increased body temperature, new medications, increased exercise. ...Read more
Swollen hand veins.: Hand veins can swell for many reasons but the most common is certainly hereditary. Other factors would be level of hydration, aging, sun exposure and loss of elasticity. Actually, I am amazed at the amount of patients that I see with bulging hand veins. They can be easily treated with laser or sclerotherapy and usually a combination of both. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My body is always hot. Why? And I am too lean and skinny. I have bulging veins on the dorsal aspect of both hands and it's looking ugly.
I have sudden bulging veins on the tops of both hands, palms of hands as well as forearms/inner elbow. Why?
Swollen hand veins.: Hand veins can swell for many reasons but the most common is certainly hereditary. Other factors would be level of hydration, aging, sun exposure and loss of elasticity. I doubt at age 32 that aging is a factor for you. Actually, I am amazed at the amount of women that I see with bulging hand veins. They can be easily treated with laser or sclerotherapy and usually a combination of both. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there anyway or exercise I can do to reduce d look of bulging veins on my hands n tighten d skin on my fingers? Thanks!
Short of closing them or best removing them there is nothing you can do. I dislike injections as it takes long time to clear them up besides `i have seen residual ugly pigmentation. I remove them with tiny skin openings and hook. One single session in local anesthesia.
Excellent results. I do this since 1995! ...Read more
13 year old son is inactive but not fat. He gets bulging veins in his arms and hands sometimes we notice it. Will this go away if he's active?
My left hand (back side) has pulling discomfort for the past 10-15 days. Consulted doc, says maybe stress or hormonal. Bulging veins occasionally?
Pain aling the left:
Pain and numbness in the left hand, and usually felt in the entire arm and shoulder as well, could be the result of a myocardial infarction (heart attack).
Shortness of breath, pain into the throat, deep pain or pressure sensation underneath the breastbone, accompanied by pain in the hand and arm should be determined by a physician if the heart is the cause. ...Read more
My son, 18yr, has bulging veins on arms/hands. He also gets strong chest pain aftr exertion. I'm concerned about both. Wondering if they're linked?
I have numbing and tingling in my arm, stiffness in wrist, bulging veins in hand bright blue veins what can cause this?
? Blood Clot: You need a detailed examination from a hand and upper extremity specialist. Bulging veins may signify poor venous drainage from your hand, and this could be due to a variety of reasons, including blood clots, thoracic outlet syndrome - to name two. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it normal to have bulging veins in your feet, legs, arms, hands if you are skinny and fit for the most part? I'm 24 year old male 158lbs 5"11
Yes: Skinny people have less subcutaneous fat which makes veins more visible. Men tend to have bigger more noticeable veins and physically active people have larger veins to handle the volume of blood required to oxygenate active peripheral muscle in the body. So active men have bigger veins generally than inactive men and most women and in skinny people veins are more apparent. You are normal. ...Read more
Had pain in neck, shoulder, hand and arm. Doc thought pinched nerve, gave me muscle relaxer & pain pills a week ago. Hand still hurts with bulging veins?
I received 20mg of Depo medrol ultrasound injection. My question is if my nerve was injected to the median nerve and caused damage would it effect both sides and chest? I've had bulging veins burning pain on fire red when actively using my hands.
No: No, the median nerve supplies the thumb, index, and middle fingers; so even extreme damage to the median nerve would not directly affect the chest. But is possible you had more of a systemic reaction to the steroids you were given, although there are other potential causes as well. I would discuss the specifics of your case with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Loss of fat: Subcutaneous fat naturally atrophies over time. Think of the difference between the cheeks of a baby and a 90 year old man. These make veins which are normally occurring in the hand more visible. These can be removed, for cosmetic reasons, by a vein specialist or phlebologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes bulging veins in left wrist? When raising above head veins go normal when laying them down they bulge again
Bulging Veins: Bulging veins in the hands and wrists are often associated with aging, being thin and well hydrated. When the arms are down the blood in your veins have to work against gravity to return to the heart. When you raise your arms the blood flows with gravity to move more quickly toward the heart. Unlike the arteries which pulse blood, the movement of blood in the veins is more passive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tree branch fell approx. 4 ft and hit head 5 days ago. numb and bulging veins left arm, weak pulse left wrist. Slurring "s" words was amateur cage fighter pulled arm and chest muscle on left side 3 years ago, has swelling and feeling of pinched nerve und
Weak: Weak pulse and bulging veins in one limb could indicate a serious problem with the blood vessels in that region. Such problems, which include something called arterial dissection and something called venous thrombosis, could threaten the limb or your life. These sort of symptoms should be evaluated right away. Problems with the large arteries and veins in the neck or in a limb are usually first tested with an ultrasound, using a probe placed on the skin. There is usually no discomfort involved. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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