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Visible green veins on arms of 4 year old boy

My 4 year old boy has very visible green veins on his arm .
Asked On : Sat, 28 Apr 2012
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Hi..dear vanitha..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
VISIBLE GREEN VEINS...The exact causes of prominent veins are not known....,
However, we know that the following factors...,
are associated with prominent veins in the arms: genetic predisposition, increase pooling pressure e.g. obesity..,
But now not require any treatmnet...
First evaluate the any heart , liver and kidney pathology..,
If no significant pathology in any organ of the body...treat as nil-significant..,
After attaining the Adolscent stage.....even it may continue ..,
Depending on the calibre or size of the veins...,
different treatment options are available...,
1) Definitive treatment for larger prominent veins involves surgery (ligation and stripping) or
2) laser treatment (Endovenous laser treatment)...,
3) Intermediate veins are sometimes treated with injection into the veins with chemicals (sclerosant). These chemicals, when injected into the veins, will damage the wall of the veins and cause the veins to collapse. The collapsed veins are then no longer visible to the naked eyes. The smaller veins can be treated with vascular laser...,
So consul Ur family doctor and discuss ok...thanQ
Answered: Sat, 28 Apr 2012
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