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

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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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Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis (Checklist)

Stay as active as you can
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Follow your doctor's anticoagulation recommendations
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Elevate your leg, if possible
Daily
Wear your compression
Daily
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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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Is it bad that my veins sometimes show on the side of my forehead.?

Is it bad that my veins sometimes show on the side of my forehead.?

No: Visible veins on the side of the head is not bad. When blood does not drain from the head as fast as it is arriving, veins can become engorged and appear enlarged. As long as they are not painful, tender or bleeding there is little to worry about. ...Read more

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Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis (Checklist)

Take anticoagulation
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Wear support stockings
Daily
See a vein specialist
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Walk
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I have veins popping out. Is this due to a serious skin condition?

I have veins popping out. Is this due to a serious skin condition?

That depends : Some skin conditions can cause veins to appear. It could also be from sun damage or could be from venous insufficiency. You probably should want to check with a doctor for the cause of veins on your skin. ...Read more

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Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis (Checklist)

Take blood thinners as indicated
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Use elastic compression stockings for symptomatic relief
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Drink plenty of fluids
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Can you tell me if I have a protruding vein on side of forehead, is that normal?

Can you tell me if I have a protruding vein on side of forehead, is that normal?

Yes: Visible veins on the side of the forehead are normal branches of the superficial temporal vein. They are noticeable on people with pale skin and also those without very much subcutaneous fat in that region. They are normal and require no therapy. ...Read more

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