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Dr. Albert Malvehy
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What do veins intermittently popping out on forehead mean?

What do veins intermittently popping out on forehead mean?

loss of fat: Some people have less subcutaneous fat in the forehead, so the vein is more visible. Cosmetic treatment can be performed with a laser by a vein specialist or phlebologist. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


Dr. Paul Grin
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What does it mean when you have a vein popping our from the side of your forehead and you get a massive headache and start to sweat profusely?

What does it mean when you have a vein popping our from the side of your forehead and you get a massive headache and start to sweat profusely?

Temporal Arteritis: If there is a delay in treating this condition it can cause permanent loss of vision in one eye. Se your PCP for consultation and tests ASAP. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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What does it mean when you have a big vein popping out on your forhead?

What does it mean when you have a big vein popping out on your forhead?

Positional change.: The veins in the face just as the veins in the rest of the body change in size depending on changes in position as well as changes in levels of hydration and changes in pressure in the chest and abdominal cavity. In the face, the veins decrease with standing and increase with lying down. Straining or laughing increase the the pressure in the chest which can increase the size of the facial veins. ...Read more

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Dr. Brock Ridenour
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Havez it for a short while on my forehead. Will popping make it worse?

Havez it for a short while on my forehead. Will popping make it worse?

Likely: Squeezing zits (acne) can inadvertently force lipid and bacteria (contained in the pimple) deeper into the skin and subcutaneous fat. That may spread the infection and result in a deeper, more painful problem. It is better to spot treat the pimple with a product specially formulated to treat acne. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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Could it be healthy while a vein is popping out to hurt ?

Could it be healthy while a vein is popping out to hurt ?

Needs evaluation: Vein should not hurt. If you have a bulging veins and it is tender, then this is suggestive of superficial phlebitis. You should see a vein specialist for an evaluation. Warm compresses and Ibuprofen may help but this should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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Please advise if it's normal while a vein is popping out to hurt ?

Please advise if it's normal while a vein is popping out to hurt ?

Needs evaluation: Vein should not hurt. If you have a bulging vein and it is tender, then this is suggestive of superficial phlebitis. You should see a vein specialist for an evaluation. Warm compresses and Ibuprofen may help but this should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Ram Madasu
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What does the appearance of vein on the forehead mean?

What does the appearance of vein on the forehead mean?

No worries: The appearance of a vein on the forehead is usually nothing to be concerned about. In other words the vein has always been there its just visible now. No other symptoms ; no worries. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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Vein appeared on forehead should I worry?

Vein appeared on forehead should I worry?

Positional change.: The veins in the face just as the veins in the rest of the body change in size depending on changes in position as well as changes in levels of hydration and changes in pressure in the chest and abdominal cavity. In the face, the veins decrease with standing and increase with lying down. Straining or laughing increase the the pressure in the chest which can increase the size of the facial veins. ...Read more

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Dr. James Isobe
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Why do some people have a vein in middle of forehead?

Why do some people have a vein in middle of forehead?

Congenital: You were born that way, and often times there are relatives with the same type of vein prominence. The manifestation is made more prominent with straining, talking, singing, yelling---anything that will result in a valsalva maneuver, which is basically holding one's breath and straining down. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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What does it mean when your vein pops out on side of your forehead?

What does it mean when your vein pops out on side of your forehead?

Positional change.: The veins in the face just as the veins in the rest of the body change in size depending on changes in position as well as changes in levels of hydration and changes in pressure in the chest and abdominal cavity. In the face, the veins decrease with standing and increase with lying down. Straining or laughing increase the the pressure in the chest which can increase the size of the facial veins. ...Read more

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