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A female asked:

Why are my veins bursting under my skin? there is a big spot on my stomach that is red, purple, and black. it burns so bad

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Dr. Lawrence Presant
Phlebology 42 years experience
Leaky veins: Bruising from veins under the skin may arise from trauma or represent defective blood clotting due to platelet disorders, cancer, vitamin deficiency, toxins, speen or liver problems. See you doctor soon for an exam and lab tests.
Last updated Mar 22, 2015


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