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Apparent veins on the arms and legs post weight loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   well im currently trying to lose weight, and have lost some..
User :   ive noticed, that the veins on my arms and legs are becoming more apparent..
User :   is this normal?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The reason for the veins to appear is the reduced fat in your body.
User :   so i take it its normal then?
Doctor :   Yes it is
User :   is there anyway to make it less apparent?
Doctor :   Can you mention your age and height?
User :   im 23, and i weight 130lbs
User :   about 130lbs actually
Doctor :   ok
User :   125-130lbs.. and im 5.3
Doctor :   Ok
User :   5'3 in height..
Doctor :   Is it only on the legs or on other aspects of the body?
User :   mostly on my upper arms..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   There is nothing to worry about.
Doctor :   These can be safely ignored.
User :   well thats good news i guess =D
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Anything else?
Doctor :   Are you with me?

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