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A 24-year-old female asked:

I am a 19 y/o female. i recently noticed spider veins on my outer thighs and broken capillaries on my ankles. i believe these have appeared in the last 30 days. my diet and activity has not changed in the last year. what could be the cause?

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
NO WORRY: SPIDER VEIN ARE VERY COMMON AT ANY AGE OR GENDER, THEY ARE SOME KIND OF VEIN DISEASES, IMPROVING VENOUS CIRCULATION BY EXERCISING AND WALKING AND WEARING COMPRESSION STOCKING AND KEEPING LEGS ELEVATED HELP SOME AS THEY FORMED COULD BE REMOVED BY EITHER LASER THERAPY OR INJECTION, THEY ARE NOT SERIOUS SIMPLY COSMETIC

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Last updated May 27, 2020

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