A 20-year-old female asked:
Why do i have large broken blood vessels on legs with bruises for no apparent reason? could it be circulation issues and what can i do to reduce them?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrisonanswered
Phlebology 32 years experience
Yes: It is easy to get a specific ultrasound of your legs to find out if you have venous disease, reflux. This backward flow of blood caused by heredity and prolonged sitting, standing, lifting etc- is weak vein valves that allows blood to pool in your legs and cause damage like pigmentation. Look up phlebology.Org and find a vein specialist in your area for diagnosis and treatment.
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Dr. Gregory Spitzanswered
39 years experience
Heredity etc: Hormones heredity and pregnancy usually causes these problems ie spider veins and telangiectasias.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 5, 2019
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