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Is it normal to have large vein running through areola
A 48-year-old female asked:
What would cause the sudden appearance of a large vein running from my belly button to just under breast area in the mid torso appeared today no trama to the body
Dr. Robert Andrewsanswered
Interventional Radiology 38 years experience
There : There is a structure called the umbilical vein that is left over from fetal life (in the uterus) that can open back up in adults who have certain type... Read More
5.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrisonanswered
Phlebology 32 years experience
See doctor : Some veins can appear suddenly and be nothing to worry about, but if you have not had a physical for awhile with a blood work up, it would be good to ... Read More
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 28-year-old female asked:
Large vein going through my left areola & it slightly makes my nipple look diffent than the other, not painful, no swelling, no lumps i have the iud so im not sure what it is but kinda freaking out, sign of cancer?
Dr. Donald Colantinoanswered
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
This vein may have weak valves accounting for its size. It doesn't appear that you have any other breast pathology, but a breast surgeon can examine &... Read More
Answered Dec 28, 2021
A female asked:
I have veins running through my areolas and chest. i am currently ending my period. i have had 16 negative preg. tests. what's happening?
Dr. Oscar Novickanswered
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Veins: Veins running through your areolae and chest are part of your normal anatomy.
4.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohananswered
Dermatology 59 years experience
Normal: Not nasty. If you really hate it and want to spend some money, a vascular surgeon can destroy it.
1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 23-year-old male asked:
I've a prominent blue vein running the entire length of my penis. it is 3mm thick and can be felt through my skin, esp. when erect. is this a problem?
Dr. Robert Killiananswered
General Practice 30 years experience
Normal male anatomy: This is absolutely normal. There is no reason to worry.
5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 32-year-old female asked:
Just noticed a new big vein running across lower right thigh near knee. should i be concerned? what causes big visible veins?
Dr. William Simonanswered
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Varicose veins: This is probably a varicose vein. That is a common area. It is more common if you are on your feet a lot, have leg swelling, are overweight or have hi... Read More
2.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 43-year-old male asked:
I'm athletic and lean. noticed a thin blue vein running diagonally near lower shin. looks like a faint pen mark. about 2 inches long. normal?
Dr. Norman Chideckelanswered
Vascular Surgery 44 years experience
Vein: with aerobic activity the veins on the surface of your shin may become more prominent as result of increased muscular activity. If this vein follows ... Read More
786 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 24-year-old female asked:
Vein running over knee cap swells, painful and then bursts. this happens a couple times a year. leaves large hematoma. whats wrong?
Dr. John Landianswered
Phlebology 49 years experience
See Vein Specialist: From your description it sounds as if you have a varicose vein in this area or a blue(reticular) vein. The fact that your symptoms are recurrent and ... Read More
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 22-year-old female asked:
A hard vein running though my breast around my nipple making my nipple larger then the other one..... painful to sleep on. i'm terrified?
Dr. Michael Michaelsanswered
Urology 55 years experience
Inflammation: The painful part sounds like inflammation. Take over the counter anti-inflammatry such as bufferin and get a doctor to examine you after the weekend. ... Read More
3.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 27-year-old female asked:
Hi have a lump on my head behind my ear and also a purple area higher up with a swollen vein running through it ?
Dr. Lucas Bryantanswered
Facial Plastic Surgery 11 years experience
It depends: Thanks for asking! Your question is difficult to answer based on the information you gave. If this is new and concerning, I would consider having a ph... Read More
2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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