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A 29-year-old member asked:

what could cause spider veins all over my body?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
May be telangiectasi: It may be something else such as telangiectasias or small blood changes. Have then checked by a doctor becuase the can be associated with certain rheumatology conditions.
Dr. Craig Schwartz
Phlebology 34 years experience
Genetics, pregnancy.: Spider veins, or more formally known as telangiectasias, are a common part of the aging process, and can appear in multiple areas of the body, but are typically seen in the legs, face, neck and chest. The most common causes include family history or genetics, pregnancy, trauma, hormonal influences, and occupations or activities where one sits ar stands for prolonged periods.
Dr. Steven Zimmet
Aesthetic Medicine 43 years experience
The most common causes for spider veins of the face include sun damage and rosacea.
Jan 31, 2012
Dr. Ted King
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If you have spider vein over your chest and nowhere else, another cause to consider would liver trouble.
Mar 3, 2012

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How can I treat the glaring veins in my legs once I have my baby?

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Vascular surgeon: There are lots of ways but they all start with seeing a good vascular surgeon.
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Will varicose veins in my genital area go away after birth?

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Yes: They should go away to a certain extent since they occur because of the weight and pressure of the pregnancy on your veins.
A 39-year-old member asked:

How long after stopping lupron (leuprolide) for endometriosis will it take for your body to go back to normal?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Few days: Even though half life of Lupron (leuprolide) is only 3 to 4 hrs plasama levels will remain high for few more days ( missing one dose is not a big problem ).
A 45-year-old member asked:

Problems with my legs? One has varicose vein that keeps getting firm

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Vascular Surgery 21 years experience
Phlebitis: You need to check with your physician for phlebitis or clot formation , if recurrent may need to rule out hypercoagulable problem or tendency to form clots.
A 22-year-old male asked:

I am having stretch marks all over my stomach . I used to be very fat but now I am healthy and not able to find any cure for this .Please help?

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Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology 51 years experience
Stretch marks: Think of stretch marks as a kind of scar. There is no cure for this problem which often looks better over time regardless of what treatment is used. Otc products such as Mederma are of no value.

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