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Blue veins on breasts. Enlarged due to a tumor or something?

Blue veins on breasts. Enlarged due to a tumor or something?

Not usually: Breasts have a relatively large blood supply, and it is not uncommon for veins to be visible through the skin. In vast majority of cases has nothing to do with anything abnormal. It is suggested you consult your gyn doctor and discuss at time of annual examination. ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


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30 days late. I took a few test and all negative. Symptoms are breast enlargement, burning nipples, blue veins in breast and chest. Could I be?

30 days late. I took a few test and all negative. Symptoms are breast enlargement, burning nipples, blue veins in breast and chest. Could I be?

Tests are accurate: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have very visable blue veins on the breasts and chest for years? I've had them since my breasts grew larger and their hideous.

Is it normal to have very visable blue veins on the breasts and chest for years? I've had them since my breasts grew larger and their hideous.

May be ok: Prominence of superficial veins on the breasts are normal if present on both breasts in similar pattern. Larger breasts have more noticeable superficial veins as a rule. If your breasts feel tender or overly congested get an exam by your Physician for peace of mind. ...Read more

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I have had breast enlargement with silicon implant since three years. Now I feel something wrong in my left breast. Isultrasound enough to discover tumor?

I have had breast enlargement with silicon implant since three years. Now I feel something wrong in my left breast. Isultrasound enough to discover tumor?

Breast change: There are a number of things this could be. The most common is rupture of the implant. I would recommend an evaluation by your surgeon, an ultrasound and possibly a mri. ...Read more

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I had breast enlargement with silicon implant now I feel something wrong in my left breast, does ultrasound enough to discover breast tumor?

I had breast enlargement with silicon implant now I feel something wrong in my left breast, does ultrasound enough to discover breast tumor?

Depends: It depends on what your doctor feels on their examination. If the ultrasound findings do correlate with your doctor's examination, and the ultrasound finds a benign process, then ok. If the physical exam is more concerning, then sometimes mammogram and breast MRI are indicated. Review your ultrasound findings with your doctor, who may need to discuss with the radiologist if you need more testing. ...Read more

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Could my blue veins on breasts due to weight gain?

Could my blue veins on breasts due to weight gain?

Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. These are almost always normal findings and normal variations of chest veins. They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned females and they may be related to hereditary factors, weight gain or even pregnancies. ...Read more

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Is having blue veins on breasts and lumps on nipple normal?

Is having blue veins on breasts and lumps on nipple normal?

That is normal: If you have fair skin, it is completely normal to see veins under the skin surface. Light blue veins, in particular, are common and are called reticular veins. Veins you can feel or skin discoloration (darkening) around the veins are abnormal. Otherwise, no need to do anything. ...Read more

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What is a normal age to get blue veins on breasts?

What is a normal age to get blue veins on breasts?

Usually 20 plus.: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. These are almost always normal findings and normal variations of chest veins. They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned females and they may be related to hereditary factors or even pregnancies. They tend to increase as women age after 20-30. ...Read more

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Blue veins on breasts - hormonal?

Blue veins on breasts - hormonal?

Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. These are almost always normal findings and normal variations of chest veins. They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned females and they may be related to hereditary factors or hormonal changes. No treatment is necessary unless for cosmetics. ...Read more

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Only had 3 day bleed last cycle, had a very faint positive test bt then disappeared. Blue veins on breasts, nipples sore, tired, nauseous. Preg still?

Only had 3 day bleed last cycle, had a very faint positive test bt then disappeared. Blue veins on breasts, nipples sore, tired, nauseous. Preg still?

Sounds like no: You can repeat a home pregnancy test now. If it is negative then you are not pregnant. If you do not believe the home tests then you can schedule a visit to have a blood BHCG test done. ...Read more

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Would blue veins on my breasts come out due to worry?

Would blue veins on my breasts come out due to worry?

Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. These are almost always normal findings and normal variations of chest veins. They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned females and they may be related to hereditary factors or even pregnancies. No treatment is necessary unless for cosmetics. ...Read more

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I'm having a problem. There are some dark blue veins on my breasts.

I'm having a problem. There are some dark blue veins on my breasts.

Get seen by a doctor: You need a doctor to determine if they are new onsent, painful, painless, normal, etc. Clinical breast examination, risks for breast disease, etc.

They can be either normal or a sign of a medical condition. You should get seen by a physician. ...Read more

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Can any doc explain why are there blue veins on my breasts?

Can any doc explain why are there blue veins on my breasts?

Veins: For some individuals, this is normal finding. As we age, our skin thins and we can see the veins close to the skin surface. However, if this is still a concern for you, please see you doctor to make sure you have no other problems such as you heart or liver may not be functioning appropriately. ...Read more

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Can blue veins on your breast just mean that your breast are growing?

Can blue veins on your breast just mean that your breast are growing?

Yes: Many women have blue veins in their breasts. It is a just The way the veins are developed in the breast tissue. There is really no way to change this and it is nothing to worry about ...Read more

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I have dark blue veins on my breasts what could the cause be I just finished my period 10 days go?

I have dark blue veins on my breasts what could the cause be I just finished my period 10 days go?

Breast congestion: May be due to hormonal fluctuations dueing your cycle or due to hormone intake if you are on oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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What can cause blue veins on my breasts?

What can cause blue veins on my breasts?

Breast veins: Breast veins may become enlarged with puberty, pregnancy, oral contraceptives or breast augmentation. This will not harm your health. ...Read more

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What can cause blue veins on your breasts?

What can cause blue veins on your breasts?

Common: Sometimes they seem to appear after breast surgery, such as augmentation. However, they are not uncommon even in someone who has not had this procedure. These are really just normal veins, perhaps more visible because they are close to the surface of the skin and possibly because they might enlarge over time. In my experience, they often respond well to gentle sclerotherapy. ...Read more

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Why do I suddenly have blue veins on my breasts?

Why do I suddenly have blue veins on my breasts?

Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. These are almost always normal findings and normal variations of chest veins. They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned females and they may be related to hereditary factors or even pregnancies. No treatment is necessary unless for cosmetics. ...Read more

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Should I be worried if I can see blue veins around my breasts?

Should I be worried if I can see blue veins around my breasts?

Probably not: Blue veins can be seen in fair skinned or thin individuals. This in normal. There are a few relatively rare medical conditions that can cause veins to become engorged or more prominent on the chest. These rare conditions always have other symptoms associated with them and occur on one side, not both. So if it is
on both breast and no symptoms it is probably
nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Why do I have blue veins on my breasts and been feeling fatigued?

Why do I have blue veins on my breasts and been feeling fatigued?

May be unrelated: Many women with fair skin normally have blue veins visible on their breasts. If this is something new for you, please see your doctor to check your breasts and see if there's any reasons why the veins are more prominent (heart, liver, blood clots, etc). And fatigue can be related to poor sleep or diet, stress, anemia, thyroid issues, drug use, or even pregnancy. Please see your doctor! ...Read more

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Is it normal to see blue veins on your breasts, nipples and chest?

Is it normal to see blue veins on your breasts, nipples and chest?

Yes: This is completely normal. It is nothing to be concerned about. If there is a significant cosmetic concerned you may want to speak with a dermatologist or vascular doctor in order to discuss cosmetic treatment. However, you are likely to notice that these veins become more and less pronounced overtime. They should not hurt or cause you any problems and are generally not a major cosmetic issue. ...Read more

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Can stopping the pill cause spider veins and an increase in blue veins in the breasts?

Can stopping the pill cause spider veins and an increase in blue veins in the breasts?

Yes: Changes in hormones can cause enlargement of the breast and dilation of the veins, making the veins more visible. Totally within the spectrum of normal. If they bother you, a vein specialist or phlebologist can perform sclerotherapy. ...Read more

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One of my breasts is much bigger than the other, my areola's look massive, and I have blue veins. How can I get rid of this and is it normal?

One of my breasts is much bigger than the other, my areola's look massive, and I have blue veins. How can I get rid of this and is it normal?

Normal: Breasts can vary in size including areola. This is the way your body formed. Unless it is disease related: get a breast exam- I would not recommend surgery. In the final analysis- yes it is normal- plastic surgery would be a last resort. ...Read more

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