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Can little blue veins on my legs go away or am I stuck with them?

Can little blue veins on my legs go away or am I stuck with them?

Sclerotherapy: The good news is you are not stuck with those blue veins. Depending on their size, they can be very effectively treated with sclerotherapy (for small veins), phlebectomy (for med size veins) and endovenous ablation for the larger veins. All of these procedures can be done in an outpatient office. See an experienced vein specialist for evaluation so they can determine which treatment is best! ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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Why do I have there dark blue veins in my legs?

Why do I have there dark blue veins in my legs?

Many reasons: Some people are just prone to prominent veins, but others may have an underlying vein problem. Would recommend seeing a vascular surgeon in your area. ...Read more

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What can I do about all my blue veins showing in legs?

What can I do about all my blue veins showing in legs?

See your doctor: Minimally invasive office procedures can help most people. See a vein specialist and take control of the situation! ...Read more

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I've recently noticed that my legs top to bottom, are covered in large blue veins and i don't know that they've always been that way. I'm 27. Normal?

I've recently noticed that my legs top to bottom, are covered in large blue veins and i don't know that they've always been that way.  I'm 27. Normal?

Multiple reasons: Veins return blood back to the heart and can carry a large volume of blood. Depending on many factors including levels of hydration, genetics, outside temperature and even physical activity, the size of the veins will vary. Another important function of the veins is to help control body temperature and this too will affect vein size. Bulging veins, however, are not normal. See a vein specialist. ...Read more

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Hello, im 22 yrs old. Start noticing blue veins on the back of my legs, especially on the other side of knees. Could this be varicose?

Hello, im 22 yrs old. Start noticing blue veins on the back of my legs, especially on the other side of knees. Could this be varicose?

Reticular Veins.: There are essentially 3 types of veins-spider veins, varicose veins and blue or reticular veins. These blue veins are also called feeding veins because they can be leading into spider veins. Fair skinned people tend to have more easily seen blue veins. There is no proof that these blue veins will progress to varicose veins. If you have a lot of these veins you may want to have a venous sono. ...Read more

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It is safe to remove normal blue veins on legs. I have lots you can see the network. I have had a Doppler ultrasound and apparently do not have reflux?

It is safe to remove normal blue veins on legs. I have lots you can see the network. I have had a Doppler ultrasound and apparently do not have reflux?

Answer: I my medical experience the best treatment for vericosevceins is laser treatment. There are other treatments but the laser seems to work the best and leaves no scaring in my experience care back is the expense ...Read more