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Broken capillaries ankles

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
NO WORRY: SPIDER VEIN ARE VERY COMMON AT ANY AGE OR GENDER, THEY ARE SOME KIND OF VEIN DISEASES, IMPROVING VENOUS CIRCULATION BY EXERCISING AND WALKING AND WEAR... Read More

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,you could still: be healthy, but the weight and exertion could be causing the capillaries to rupture. Keep exercising! The broken capillaries just look bad,they will n... Read More
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Yes! Genetic: Ask your Mom or Dad if they have the same condition. Look at their ankles. Elevate your ankles at night. Is usually hereditary. Cosmetic lasers can tr... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
Podiatry 32 years experience
A few things: Injury to these small blood vessels can cause this, or chronic swelling of the ankles cause these vessels to distend and leak/burst with age or injury... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 35 years experience
Capillaries: These are usually superficial varicose veins. To cause them to burst would require pressure . It is more likely they are prominent possibly due to e... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Venous stasis?: You'd need to be examined in person to determine the reason for what you're seeing. But this may either be normal anatomic variation or early venous ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Edema: If you are noting ongoing swelling in lower extremities, this abnormal fluid buildup could be due to many causes, including varicose veins. There is ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: This would be due to a huge arthritic buildup that stops ankle motion.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brooke Austin
Podiatry 13 years experience
Ankle pain solutions: Ankle pain can occur for a variety of reasons. Most commonly it is caused by ankle sprains, achilles tendon injuries, peroneal tendon injuries, poster... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ross
Podiatry 42 years experience
Ankle Pain: In cold weather many joints are sore or painful. If you have had a previous fracture or ankle injury, cold can bring on pain to the joint.Possibility ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wittenberg
Podiatry 53 years experience
Foot imbalance: There are many reasons for this, usually due to a condition called pronation, where the bones of the feet are no longer held in normal alignment. If t... Read More

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