Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

is spider veins a symptom of crest syndrome

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Varicose veins: The most common reason why spider veins develop in the legs is because of underlying venous reflux. This means that there are veins that aren't flowi ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. James Isobe
54 years experience Phlebology
Maybe: Spider veins may be associated with venous incompetence, and the risk factors are heredity, pregnancy, prolonged standing/sitting as a lifestyle, age, ... Read More
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Spider veins/medical: Spider veins can be associated with some medical conditions if they occur in unusual places such as with liver failure and rosacea. With these condit ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: It has nothing to do with your systemic arterial circulation.
Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Yes: Spider veins and dark patches [ we call it hyperpigmentation ] can be a sign of venous insufficiency or vein circulation issues. I would recommend yo ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Schwartz
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Need a sonogram: Varicose veins and/or spider veins usually appear over time. In some cases, varicose veins appearing overnight may mean you have developed a clot espe ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Spider veins as: seen in younger people will not have any symptoms , procedures done for cosmetic purposes , how ever older group will have associated vascular disease ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
36 years experience Family Medicine
Pain and swelling: A clot in the leg is very dangerous and if you feel you may have one, get checked. Spider veins are not the same thing. A surface spider vein can hu ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: Stands for auto-immune disease including calcinosis, reynauds disease, esophageal dysphasia, scleroderma, and telangictasias. All of which give rise t ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Fatty liver: Yes sometimes. More severe cases of steatosis can lead to scarring in the liver.
1
1 thank
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Santin
15 years experience Vascular Surgery
Spider veins: Spider veins are the tiny superficial veins just under the skin. They tend to be a cosmetic problem most often and wouldn't typically cause muscle pa ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Reduction of spiders: Spider veins are a very common problem and there are many causes including hereditary, aging, pregnancies and even sun exposure. Treatments may inclu ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
30 years experience Phlebology
Cosmetic or medical: Sclerotherapy is the gold standard for leg veins. If patients have spider veins, but also have aching, cramping, swelling, restless legs, etc- they ne ... Read More
4
4 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month