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What could cause spider veins all over my body?

What could cause spider veins all over my body?

Genetics, pregnancy.: Spider veins, or more formally known as telangiectasias, are a common part of the aging process, and can appear in multiple areas of the body, but are typically seen in the legs, face, neck and chest. The most common causes include family history or genetics, pregnancy, trauma, hormonal influences, and occupations or activities where one sits ar stands for prolonged periods. ...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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What could be the cause of prominent veins all over my body?

What could be the cause of prominent veins all over my body?

Hydration: The veins in the body are a reflection of the total blood volume and degree of individual hydration and genetics. Veins may enlarge or decrease depending on over or under fluid volume changes in the body. Medical problems with the liver, kidneys or heart can also affect the blood volume but these are un common in an otherwise healthy person. If the problem persists, then see a medical doctor. ...Read more

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I workout regularly, and have low body fat %. My forearm veins show a lot. What could be the cause, and is there a way to reduce their show?

You are normal: You already answered your own question. You have low body fat percentage. Lifting weights will increase the visible show of your veins, especially in your arms. ...Read more

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If theres no weight change what causes an increase in visible blue veins in the body and spider veins on breasts?

If theres no weight change what causes an increase in visible blue veins in the body and spider veins on breasts?

Hormonal changes: If you have new, prominent veins in the breast, you may be undergoing hormonal changes. These can be simple cyclical changes like your menstrual cycle or can be an indicator or larger changes like pregnancy. They are not signs of cancer or anything serious or abnormal. If they bother you, a phlebologist or vein specialist can treat them cosmetically. Phlebology.Org for referrals. ...Read more

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My veins are really dark and show through out my whole body. Could this be a cause for concern? Have had bad health since gastric bypass surgery!

My veins are really dark and show through out my whole body. Could this be a cause for concern? Have had bad health since gastric bypass surgery!

Weight loss: The veins may be more visible from the weight loss. The benefits of the weight loss however far outweigh the risks of the excess weight. It depends of course how much weight you've lost, when you had the bypass, and your medical conditions. I would suggest you call your surgeon for a follow-up evaluation and see if they have any suggestions. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What would cause the sudden appearance of a large vein running from my belly button to just under breast area in the mid torso appeared today no trama to the body

What would cause the sudden appearance of a large vein running from my belly button to just under breast area in the mid torso appeared today no trama to the body

There : There is a structure called the umbilical vein that is left over from fetal life (in the uterus) that can open back up in adults who have certain types of liver disease. When this happens, it can cause large veins on the abdominal wall like you've described. Usually, this happens slowly over a long period, but there are exceptions. One can also develop enlarged veins on the chest or abdomen if there are blockages in the normal venous channels. This, in turn, can be the result of blood clots or structures than press on the normal veins and close them. It would probably be a good idea for you to see a doctor about this, especially if you have a history of liver disease, blood clots, or the use of oral contraceptives (which can cause blood clots). You may need some blood tests and/or ultrasound studies of the abdomen and/or legs. ...Read more

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Sm broken blood vessels over the whole body. What could cause this?

Sm broken blood vessels over the whole body. What could cause this?

Needs evaluation: Platelet abnormal, or blood issue and needs full exam and blood work. ...Read more

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Does sex cause blood vessels within the body to expand? Or do blood vessels stay the same size during sex?

Does sex cause blood vessels within the body to expand? Or do blood vessels stay the same size during sex?

Some areas do: There are many physical changes in your body that occur during sexual arousal, during intercourse, at climax, and afterwards. In men, increased blood flow to the penis causes erections, and in women similar changes cause changes in vaginal walls and lubrication. During sex, heart rate and blood pressure increases causing changes in blood flow. After orgasm, changes slowly reverse. All normal! ...Read more