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Could Poor Circulation Be The Cause Of My Spider Veins
Not exactly: They aren't due to poor arterial circulation, which would be more concerning. Though causes are numerous, an important one to be aware of is superficial venous insufficiency: increased pressure in leg veins due to faulty vein valves. If such veins are symptomatic or aggregate in certain areas such as the ankle , they may point to an underlying easily treatable condition that may otherwise worsen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sudden rise in cherry angioma, spider veins and keratosis pilaris. Could it be an allergic reaction, circulation problem, or hormonal changes (i'm 31)?
Many factors: It is unlikely to be an allergic reaction. However it does sound suspicious for a hormonal problem. If you have recently changed oral contraceptives you may want to condiser this as one possible source. Spider veins may be indicative of unfolded lying venous problems and should also be evaluated. Consider discussing this with a dermatologist or your internist who may want to perform an exam & labs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: Usually when people talk about circulation problems they are talking about arterial flow. Problems here wouldn't have any impact on causing spider veins. On the other hand, spider veins can result from having larger veins that aren't working properly below the surface of the skin. So technically, there is a venous circulation problem, but it is usually so minimal that you never in any real danger. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal: By dry I am assuming you mean empty. If you don't notice any bulging neck veins while standing up, that is pretty normal. You may see more bulging while lying down or especially if you are upside down. We look at neck veins to see if someone is fluid overloaded. This is not a very accurate/sensitive test. If you feel you are dehydrated, drink more fluids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Varicose veins are due to incompetent valves in the veins of the legs. It does not reflect on your heart. When you stand for long periods of time, gravity assists in pooling of the blood in the lower extremities. The same happens when sitting for long periods of time since blood flow back to the heart is impeded by the pressure on the back of your legs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have verticose veins on legs and feet and have poor blood circulation doctor recommended some med.Compression stock. Need help with very cold feet?
Not exactly: Varicose veins are a condition related to weak valves or prior injury to veins, most often in the legs. Blood circulation would be normal, but blood return through the veins could be seen as enlarged or tortuous veins. Bad venous disease can result in leg swelling, leg edema, skin discoloration, or even venous ulcers of the lower leg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Getting a pricking pain in the left side only, starting from the hips till the ankles.Could also see some spider veins.What could be the cause?
Doubt SV: Type of pain more in keeping with radiculopathy (radiation from upper leg to lower.). Spider veins can hurt in localized area and will not radiate to other areas. Hip pathology can result in pain going down the leg. See orthopedist for definitive answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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