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What does it mean when a lot of veins show in your hands?

What does it mean when a lot of veins show in your hands?

Normal: Many people are thin, without much body fat, lean and with age our normal hand veins dilate. They can be treated or closed with sclero therapy , usually 2-4 sessions for cosmetic results. See a phlebologist, a vein specialist who does many of these treatments. www.phlebology.org. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

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


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What does the appearance of green veins in the hands mean?

What does the appearance of green veins in the hands mean?

Probably normal: They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned and thin individuals. However the veins on the back of the hands tend to become more prominent as we age and lose fat in the skin. Some are seen as green or blue which really has to do with its size and closeness to the skin. If this is a concern please check with your doctor or a vein specialist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you can see veins in your wrists and hands?

What does it mean when you can see veins in your wrists and hands?

This is : Normal to have and to see them. If this however something recent, visible only on one side and not both sides go have a doctor examine you especially if trauma was involved. ...Read more

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Can not seeing your veins in your hand mean dehydration?

Can not seeing your veins in your hand mean dehydration?

Sometimes: Hand veins normally become more prominent when they are held down below your heart and less prominent when they are raised above your heart. Other causes of decrease size of hand veins could be dehydration but it can also be due to temperature changes, genetics and levels of exertion. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your veins are protruding in your hands and you feel swelling in your hands?

What does it mean when your veins are protruding in your hands and you feel swelling in your hands?

To link : Both your complaints, swelling&protruding veins i can think of only one single condition: pressure on the root of draining veins. Since ur speaking in plural ( veins and hands) this basically is an anatomic impossibility as your face should be swollen and blue too. If just one hand, i would check ur rm pit or look for a condition called thoracic outlet syndrome. C ur dr. ...Read more

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Vein in arm is poking out n hurting. When i hold my hand down it gets big n burns what could that mean?

Vein in arm is poking out n hurting. When i hold my hand down it gets big n burns what could that mean?

Possible phlebitis: You may be experiencing a condition called phlebitis - or an inflammation of a vein. Phlebitis can be caused by a thrombus ( blood clot), trauma (needle insertion) or by medications infused into the vein. Some chronic connective tissue disorders, such as lupus, can cause as well. ...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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Missed the vein when doing an injection of pain medication. The hand is swollen hot and blistering. What does this mean?

Missed the vein when doing an injection of pain medication.  The hand is swollen hot and blistering. What does this mean?

Urgent care or ER : Did a health care facility inject you ? You should return to them for help. If you we're self injecting something, go to urgent care now for exam and treatment. It may be a cellulitis and may need bandages with soaks and possible antibiotics. Kelp clen cool moist cloth on it until you get there and elevate. ...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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