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What Does Puffy Veins On Hands Mean
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
This is weird...but There's a vein in my hand that seems to be swollen and very sore and more rope-like and visible than usual what could that 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
Why do the back of my hand and top of my feet hurt.?My veins also seems to be a little bit puffy in those areas
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