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Bulging veins, pain in hands, arms, can see small veins in arms. Causes?

Having occasional episode where my hands will become tight at best with stinging pain through hands and arms at times, then veins on my hands will become very pronounced. You could literally chase even the smallest veins throughout my hands. (Back and Front all the way to the tips of my fingers) After a few minutes, it will go away. I can t seem to notice any trigger or certain time that it does it.
Asked On : Sun, 29 Jul 2012
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
1. physiologically speaking, the blood vessels in arms and hands are restricted and the blood flow applies more pressure to the vessels, which makes the vein bulge out. [because they are closer to the skin].
2. It may be due to venous insufficiency. i.e. not able to push blood upwards and back to the heart.

i. Bulging arm veins should not be confused with varicose veins which is a seperate condition.
ii. Veins expand when HOT causing easier blood flow [occasional episode in your history]. You should see a doctor for any vascular disease [if still anxious]
Answered: Wed, 16 Oct 2013
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