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Can Injections Actually Be Making Veins More Noticeable
Rarely, yes: Sclerotherapy injections rarely can make things appear more prominent by causing a side effect called matting matting is the new appearance of extremely small red spider veins so small that it looks more like a rash than individual veins matting can be difficult to treat and is often treated by further sclerotherapy or by external laser. The other way in which injections can make veins appear more. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Many mistakenly believe this but it is actually exactly the opposite of what really happens. It is safe to say that treating your veins now will help to prevent you from developing as much new vein trouble as you would have done otherwise without treatment. Unfortunately, though, nothing can guarantee that no new veins will ever show up in your lifetime even after effective treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unsightly leg veins: Seeing visible veins on the skin is normal, but when they become diseased (varicose or spider veins) or when they become enlarged (such as following weight-lifting or in the elderly when the skin thins) there is often a desire to hide them or rid your body of them. Vein treatments such as sclerotherapy, phlebectomy, or laser treatments can help. Cosmetic concealer can help when not so bad. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm noticing very green veins all over my body much more noticeable than usual. Is this a problem? It doesn't hurt it's just physical appearance.
Green Veins, Problem: It is possible that it could be a problem. The main concern is that you could be developing varicose veins, which can be a medical problem if they progress. Varicose veins most commonly form on the legs & tend to bulge out. If the veins have a more normal appearance & are throughout your body, then it may be that you are well hydrated & have light complexion & then there is nothing to worry about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treat them: Although there are spray tans and cover up make up that can be used, as dr. Morrison said, the best way to make thread veins less noticeable is to treat them. This can be done with sclerotherapy or laser, although most would say that sclerotherapy is more effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wife has blue veins all over body. Just showed up this morning. No other noticeable symptoms or noteworthy factors. Any thoughts? Thanks!
R/O LIVEDO: Dilated blood vessels in the upper chest after a strenuous work out usually dissipate after 1-3hrs. If they persist and at only on one side , I would seek prompt evaluation. People with an underlying clotting disorder or an autoimmune problem can develop a condition called LIVEDO Reticularis. So monitor your symptoms if they persist Or worsen seek a prompt evaluation. ...Read more
Do you want more?: If you want to see more veins, people with low body fat who lift weights seem to dilate their blood vessels more over time so you can see them, as well as long distance runners where gravity plays a role. If you want to hide or slow down the progression of noticeable veins- some people use compression sleeves while running or lifting weights to control the dilatation. ...Read more
Underarm pain: A cerebrovascular accident, heartburn, peripheral artery disease, neuropathy issues or a swollen underarm lymph node can cause sharp, shooting pain in your armpit area. The pain is not a disease in itself but a sign that alerts you to a number of different issues within your body. See your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
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