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What is this vein? Is it normal?

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What is this vein? Is it normal?
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 9 days ago.

That's just a normal superficial vein

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
it’s a normal vein but showing due to low body fat?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 9 days ago.

Yes

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
in other words low subconscious fat?
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Restoring weight would fix this?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 9 days ago.
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Is this vein also normal due to the same reason body fat?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 9 days ago.

Normal from low body fat

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Normal for or from?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 9 days ago.

Both

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Would getting to 65kg be acceptable to hide the veins?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 9 days ago.
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
if you have hypermobile joints on both thumbs and knocked kneed and underweight + autism is it worth getting tested for EDS?
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
like you can do this with both thumbs?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 9 days ago.
That's not EDS
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
do you know what it is? thumb dislocated or broke it and now it can go backwards more than the other thumb or have a tore something?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 9 days ago.

Might be a ligament tear

It would take an MRI to look for that

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Could have accurate caused by vein issues with skin on top of low body fat?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 8 days ago.

say again?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Acne medication called isotretionion could that also cause visible veins?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 8 days ago.

No

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
isotretinoin thins the skin though?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 8 days ago.

No it doesn't