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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 4, 2006
  • 06:25 AM

I am only 18 and I have had unsightly bulging veins in my arms and hands, for as long as i can remember. They go away completely when I shiver, but when I work out or go into hot areas my feet and arm veins bulge and its kind of even uncomfertable. My dad, has them too, so it could be genetics.

Please help, what should I do? I really want them to go away, are they bad for your health? How do i get rid of them, causes theres a lot of them???

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  • Hi fiver,I'm only 19 and I have those buldging veins as well. However mine are in my legs. IF and i mean IF you have the same thing I do it CAN potentially be harmful if they cause pain. When your veins pop out like crazy it means you have a poor blood flow. as you get older, depending on the severity, it may pose a threat for future blood clots, ecspecially if they are causing you pain at such a young age. You can't die from varicose veins but they do put you a greater risk for future problems when you get older. However you could be perfectly fine. Theres nothing you can do about Varicose veins however with certain types, with plastic surgery you can get them "stripped" (pulled out). If they are causing you pain, go to the doctors! it may be something compltely different. But don't get all worked up, im sure you're fine.kristen
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  • Hi fiver,I'm only 19 and I have those buldging veins as well. However mine are in my legs. IF and i mean IF you have the same thing I do it CAN potentially be harmful if they cause pain. When your veins pop out like crazy it means you have a poor blood flow. as you get older, depending on the severity, it may pose a threat for future blood clots, ecspecially if they are causing you pain at such a young age. You can't die from varicose veins but they do put you a greater risk for future problems when you get older. However you could be perfectly fine. Theres nothing you can do about Varicose veins however with certain types, with plastic surgery you can get them "stripped" (pulled out). If they are causing you pain, go to the doctors! it may be something compltely different. But don't get all worked up, im sure you're fine.kristenThanks so much kristen for the advice. I read about one place in NYC that does these hands, by injection, however the total cost comes to about 2 grand. And im not sure about stripping becuase doctors need veins in the arms/hands for an IV when you have surgery or get sick. So i'm still not sure yet about what i'm going to do. But I have to do something..
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