health conditions


Question by  enexel21 (51)

What's the medical term for veins sticking out of your head?

My aunt has this condition very badly.


Answer by  PriscillaPresley (284)

There really is no medical term for veins that are sticking out of your head. They can be treated, though, depending on where they are on the head. Stress and overexertion has damaged them.


Answer by  lovelife (998)

It is called varicose veins and can occur anywhere on the body. Unsightly veins are usually harmless but could also be from health conditions such as high cholesterol or embolus.


Answer by  mb (5482)

There really isn't a medical term other than cephalic varicose veins. Varicose veins are more common on the extremeties but can happen on the head.


Answer by  DackThrombosis (1093)

Veins protruding from any part of the skin on the body are usually called varicose veins. Supposedly they can use lasers to get rid of them.


Answer by  Surina (64)

The medical term for veins sticking out of your hand is prominent veins. They are usually caused by low fat levels or thin skin.


Answer by  heather88 (1897)

You need to ask your doctor about it, it could be serious, it needs to be checked out, it could be very serious.

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