Is it possible I have an illness? And how should I treat these veins to reduce them or get rid of them?(Photos)

I am a 25 yr old female and find my veins bulge a lot when I'm hot etc which I know is normal but I feel that mine bulge a lot more than other peoples..i would say even more than my parents and grandparents . Is it possible I have an illness ? And is it a bad idea to treat these at my age? (even if its just because I cant stand the look of them) I catch people staring at them ..which makes me want to cover up more ..which makes me even hotter! And makes them stick out more!!

Doctor Answers 3

Hand veins.

Enlarged hand veins are a common complaint of many of my patients.  The most common causes are genetics and aging not an underlying disease.  Veins will also dilate in the heat or with exertion.  To treat these I use a combination of laser and sclerotherapy.  This is an office procedure done under local anesthesia and your age is not a contraindication to fixing them.


Naples General Surgeon
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Hand veins

It looks like you just have prominent veins on your hands and this can be normal finding.
If this is psychologically affecting you, then you definitely might need to treat them.

Options;
Permanent - Sclerotherapy, microphlebectomy
Temporary- Filler injections

Good luck

Vahe Melkonyan, MD
Sherman Oaks Phlebologist
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Bulging Hand Veins

Bulging Hand veins are a cosmetic issue only. Some people have genetically prominent hand veins.

If your hand veins are cosmetically disturbing they can be easily removed in minutes using Foam or Liquid Sclerotherapy, a simple and safe non-surgical procedure.

Christopher Pittman, MD
Tampa Phlebologist

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