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How does a vein burst behind leg

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
High pressure: The external veins (that tend to become varicose) lose the effective pressure moderation of the internal valves within the veins. So, you build a wate... Read More
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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
See vein MD soon.: Superficial veins, whether they be spiders or varicose veins, can cause bleeding. If this happens then you should elevate your leg, apply direct pres... Read More
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Dr. Ted King
A Verified Doctoranswered
42 years experience
Venous hypertension: As dr. Alves said, the reason for the bleeding is too much pressure in your veins or venous hypertension. Yes, you should follow up with a vein speci... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Vein burst: If it is a superficial vein and the bleed is small then it is not much of a concern. If it is a large area you may want to have it checked by your doc... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 31 years experience
Spider veins?: Are you describing varicose veins or spider veins ? Then it is likely a combination of heredity and or trauma. If this is the case see a vein speciali... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Bursting LE vessels: Could be related to medications like fish oil or estrogen, or low platelets or increased intrabdominal pressure from abdominal or pelvic mass(ovaria... Read More
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Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
Podiatry 25 years experience
See vascular: Some people have tendencies to develop this. However, you may want to get checked by a vascular specialist to determine if this is just a superficial... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
41 years experience
See an MD: Heat can cause blood vessels to dilate or expand. But your symptoms are concerning for heart disease. Restrict salt and see a doctor.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Turner
Dermatology 22 years experience
Telangiectasias.: Fine broken blood vessels on the surface of the skin do not indicate any systemic problems which is good. However, if you are interested in treating w... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Sounds like: some of your symptoms may be related to your fibromyalgia. It does not look like you are taking any medication for this. If you are having swelling/... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Vein: Where is this vein? You may have a cyst in back of knee or swelling due to injury to cartilage, meniscus of the knee. We don’t normally get veins aro... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Keep it elevated: apply ice first day, warm compresses thereafter. It will run its course, your diagnosis is correct, you burst a little vein
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