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Dark Blue Veins On Legs
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?
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why can I see blue veins in my legs. Not varicose tho. I just don't like how they look. What can I do? They've always been like that and I'm 17.
I notice that I have alot of blue veins sticking out of my ankles, feet, legs they do not hurt. Should I be worried? Is it because im more active? 18yd
My wife aging43 usually has severe pain in legs especially after physical work. She has blue veins apparent on legs below knee. Blue veins r prominent?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
All of a sudden, noticed large blue veins on my thigh by my knee that've never been there. 28, f, healthy. Have had what feels like nerve pain in legs?
Doc. .. Blue veins are getting visible in my lower legs day by day. I also hav lichen planus. N the medication process is on. Is tat becuse of it. Help?
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
Why do my veins in my wrists neck head ankles and feet feel tender and swollen. Lots of blue veins in my legs both baricose and spider. What causes?
Maybe bad valves: One reason is xs fluid or poor heart function. However at your age if you are in good health and active, poorly functioning valaves in the veins of your legs may cause blood to pool there. This would not explain the veins in. Your arms and neck Sometimes normal veins arr prominent in thin people ...Read more
I have some blue-ish blotches on my legs. Not bruises. Have had them before I can remember. Blue veins also show. I have iron deficiency. Causes?
Many possible causes: Bluish blotches are difficult to diagnose without examination. They could represent blue nevi (moles) if they have the description of moles. However, blue blotches in the legs are often related to varicose veins and are due to long periods of standing. They can be painful too. There are other causes as well. Iron deficiency is unlikely to be related. You need to see a doctor for examination. ...Read more
I have been off of the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) for going on 10 months. Ihave very visible blue veins showing in my arms breast and my legs. I have had sevre nasuea?
Blue veins on chest, nipples, hips & legs. 2 - hpt, can hear heart beat in ears, constipated, bloating, weight loss, what could be wrong?
Problems: Sorry you have those problems. You MUST see your doctor as soon as possible. If you have to wait a few days for an appointment please have a family or friend person take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Had baby4 months ago and am nursing. Noticed a long blue veins on thigh more prominent now but not varicose. What causes this?
I have raised blue veins on my ankle together with some redness, also feels hard around the area is there anything I can do. To improve please?
I have minor swelling in my right ankle. I have a few varicose or at least blue veins, but don't know of they have been there prior to this.
Calf ankles and feet swollen for 3 days and painful, new blue veins on top of foot this am, should I be worried? I am 33 years old and female...
Child with visible blue veins on legs, chest and feet, pale, dark eye circles, swollen lymph nodes, inflammation on heart, lungs and GI tract, tired, asthma?
Have your child seen: By their pediatrician right away. You don't say the child's age, but something serious sounds likely. I hope it's not serious. ...Read more