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Bulging blue veins on arms, burning feeling, taking bcp. Suggestions?

I would like to ask about my bulging blue veins on arms. They appeared about a year ago and I think they are becoming more and more visible. They expire when my arms are elevated: When they are bulging I often have a feeling of burning. Maybe I lost a little bit of weight but not a lot, I am taking birth control pills. I am very concerned about it and would like to ask if there anything that can help my veins to become less visible?
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Asked On : Tue, 16 Apr 2013
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greetings friend, visible veins become more prominent with age and with weight loss, and they are not related to birth control pills or to any underlying medical diagnosis. While they look unappealing, they are usually not anything to worry about and the treatment for them often is not something that he would want to go through because it is painful and often not covered by insurance. Hopefully this is reassuring that this is more a cosmetic than a medical issue. Have a great day.
Answered: Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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