A 30-year-old member asked:
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can cutting permanently damage veins in skin?

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Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Yes : Any time there is an injury new blood vessel must grow to nourish the new skin as part of the healing process. It is possible that sometimes the new vessels can be a bit disorganized or disordered perhaps closer to the surface of the skin. This is another reason not to cut yourself.
Answered on Dec 16, 2013
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