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I have a blood vessel on my left temple that is enlarged.

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I have a blood vessel on my left temple that is enlarged. Anything to be concerned about?

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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 11 months ago

I am sorry you have this enlarged vessel. most likely it is a vein

how old are you?

is the area tender?

hot weather, more salt intake can cause veins to swell up in the temple area

usually it is not a worry.

if the area is not painful, that is good

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