U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Hermitage, TN
A 25-year-old female asked:

for the last two weeks i've got more visible veins on my boobs and on areola. what causes veins to become more visible all of a sudden?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
If pregnant: If you are pregnant that's a normal course.
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
It depends....: Pregnancy, which can make existing breast veins more prominent needs to be rules out first. Oral contraceptive use or breast augmentation can also cause veins on the breast to enlarge. Most breast veins fade following pregnancy or when swelling from breast augmentation subsides. Blue breast veins are only a cosmetic problem, and have no health consequences. Get breast exam to rule out any growth.

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

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
Last updated Nov 16, 2020
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.