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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

Bulging Veins (Definition)

That are located under the dermis and protrude out further ...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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Bulging veins on top of hands cause?

Bulging veins on top of hands cause?

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

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Unslightly bulging veins on hands-what's the cause?

Unslightly bulging veins on hands-what's the cause?

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 more

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Please tell me what causes bulging veins in your feet and hands?

Please tell me what causes bulging veins in your feet and hands?

Veins: Unfortunately , a bit more history is needed. See your family doc or vascular specialist. ...Read more

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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.

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.

See your doctor: Heat intolerance, weight loss may be symptoms of overactive thyroid gland, and seeing your doctor for evaluation of this will help. The bulging veins in your hands should be left alone. As you gain some weight they should become less obvious. ...Read more

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I have sudden bulging veins on the tops of both hands, palms of hands as well as forearms/inner elbow. Why?

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 more

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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!

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!

Fat/fillers/laser: Fat transfer, injections of dermal fillers can plump up the tissues on the hands making the veins and tendons less visible. Lasers can help to tighten the skin. The combination of treatments can be helpful. No exercises will tighten the skin. ...Read more

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My left hand (back side) has pulling discomfort for the past 10-15 days..consulted doc, says maybe stress or hormonal.. bulging veins occasionally?

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

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Veins (Definition)

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