Bulging veins can be a symptom of many medical conditions, or just a mild cosmetic issue. Either way, bulging vein treatments are available to help you.
Varicose veins and spider veins are the most common cause of bulging veins. However, venous insufficiency can also result in bulging veins. This occurs when the valves inside the vein fail to work properly. Instead of blood being pumped back to the heart, it pools in the vein.
Another cause is pregnancy. Pregnancy increases the volume of blood in the body and puts more pressure on the veins. Together, these can create bulging veins. Additionally, old age can cause it. The vein walls weaken with age and allow blood to pool and lead to bulging.
Finally, thrombophlebitis. This is a blood clot that forms inside a vein. This can cause serious issues. If the blood clot dislodges, it can go to the lungs and cause a pulmonary embolism, which is often fatal.
There are several treatments for bulging veins. These veins can be treated with:
At the Vein Center of Maryland, we boast a highly trained staff of vein specialists and surgeons. Let us care for your vascular needs. Contact us today to learn more