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What do bulging veins in the wrist mean?

What do bulging veins in the wrist mean?

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 more

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Bulging Veins (Definition)

That are located under the dermis and protrude out further ...Read more


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I have bulging veins only in left hand. Not right. Wats that mean?

I have bulging veins only in left hand. Not right.  Wats that mean?

Bulging veins in left hand.: Seems that you have venous drainage obstruction. Any history of injury?, unusual position for long time, such as with computers, etc. You need a Dr. have a good examination, venous ultrasound/Doppler, or even better, have a contrast venogram and asses at what level is the occlusion, a non functional valve, or other condition. The examination should extend from the axilla to the end of the affect ...Read more

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I have bulging veins in my hands. Does that mean that I have a heart problem?

I have bulging veins in my hands. Does that mean that I have a heart problem?

No: There can be many causes for this. This could simply be due to the way your veins dilated over your lifetime. It may not signify any type of problem. ...Read more

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What are ways to treat bulging veins naturally?

What are ways to treat bulging veins naturally?

None that works.: Varicose veins are due to leaking valves in the saphenous vein system. There is a strong hereditary component. There are many potential home remedies such as horse chestnut, witch hazel and certain kinds of berries but none of these work. If you have varicose veins, then you should see a vein specialist for a f/u venous evaluation including a venous ultrasound. ...Read more

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Causes of large bulging veins in 12 y/o male kid?

Causes of large bulging veins in 12 y/o male kid?

Concerned: I would be worried about a bloodclot on the affected side. If both sides affected then look for pelvic problem. Not normal for large bulging veins in 12 yo. Have evaluation by specialist. ...Read more

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I hv big bulging veins, but I work out alot is that good or bad to hv bulging veins?

I hv big bulging  veins, but I work out alot is that good or bad to hv bulging veins?

It Depends: Big or Prominently visible veins can be a sign of having low body fat or being physically fit. There are no problems with that type of" bulging "veins. Enlarged Ropey veins on the legs are called varicose veins and they do have some health consequences. Varicose veins do not circulate blood properly, can cause symptoms and increased the risk for bleeding , blood clots and leg ulcers. ...Read more

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What is the reason for bulging veins in the booty?

What is the reason for bulging veins in the booty?

Buttock veins.: Buttock veins are not the routine for location of varicose veins and when they occur, sources for them such as the saphenous vein, branches of the saphenous vein or even reflux from pelvic and ovarian veins need to be considered. A venous duplex ultrasound of the leg veins may help and, sometimes, a CT scan of the pelvis may be necessary. See a vein specialist. ...Read more

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What are ways to prevent bulging veins when lifting?

What are ways to prevent bulging veins when lifting?

Lighten the load: Veins naturally distend when you strenuously exert yourself. If you lift lighter weights perhaps with more repetition this may be prevented. ...Read more

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What can I do for bulging veins on right side of forhead?

What can I do for bulging veins on right side of forhead?

Multiple options: I don't think that there is a single best way but there are mutiple options including sclerotherapy, ipl, laser, veinwave, veingogh and micro needle radio frequency. The size of the veins and the training and experience of the treating physician usually influence what treatment is recommended. My usual treatment is sclerotherapy or laser for very small veins. You should see a vein specialist. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

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