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What Does Bulging Veins 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Here's why: A man with prominent veins very likely has little body fat and also has more blood on board -- it's stored in the veins of the body. Some of this is genetic, and some reflects fitness training. An aerobic athlete is likely to have 20-30% more blood volume, which explains why track athletes tend to have veiny arms. Heavy muscles on the thoracic inlet may also make arm veins prominent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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