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Doctor insights on: Is It True That You Get Spider Veins If You Get Pregnant Even Young

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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I'm too young for spider veins!? What can I do?

I'm too young for spider veins!?  What can I do?

There's help!: Spider veins are often due to hormonal changes a woman has as well as a heredity component. Treatment for spider veins can include sclerotherapy (injections), laser, and veinwave therapy. ...Read more

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How do I get spider veins to go away?

How do I get spider veins to go away?

Cosmetic or medical: Sclerotherapy is the gold standard for leg veins. If patients have spider veins, but also have aching, cramping, swelling, restless legs, etc- they need to have internal veins called sahenous veins or tributaries treated inside first with minimally invasive, in office procedures done first and then their spider veins treated. If no symptoms, then sclerotherapy followed by laser for tiny red veins. ...Read more

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Can a 21 year fit person get varicose or spider veins?

Can a 21 year fit person get varicose or spider veins?

YES: Varicose vein & spider veins are a typically a gentically acquired problem (weakened valves within the leg veins) & can appear very early in life. I have treated many patients in the teens and twenties. They get worse the longer you live with them (due to the gravity affect on the faulty valves). Use compression stockings & seek opinion from a board-certified vascular surgeon who treats veins. ...Read more

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I need to get anesthesia but have "spider veins". Any suggestions to make it easier so i don't need 9 people sticking & missing before using my wrist?

I need to get anesthesia but have "spider veins". Any suggestions to make it easier so i don't need 9 people sticking & missing before using my wrist?

Also: Pre-warming your extremities with warming blankets or warm packs help dilate vessels. Also many anesthesiologists are very good now using u;ultrasound to detect and then enter veins that otherwise would not be visible. Ask questions. ...Read more

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What is a healthy and natural way to get rid of spider veins?

What is a healthy and natural way to get rid of spider veins?

Sclerotherapy: Sclerotherapy, the process of injecting detergent solutions like sotradecol/polidocanol, and others such as glycerine into the sv using a small gauge needle is an effective way of eliminating them. Small sv can be treated with laser. ...Read more

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How can spider veins be prevented when young?

No preventable way: Thr risk factors for development of vein problems include heredity, pregnancy, obesity, lifestyle (standing long periods), age. One can have spider veins without having underlying venous incompetence. There is no good preventable method to avoid spider veins. ...Read more

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How did I get spider veins and how can I get rid of them?

Causes vary: Spider veins can be caused by trauma, hormones, heredity, or lifestyle. They can be treated either by sclerotherapy (injection of irritating solution into the vein) or by laser treatments. Smaller spider veins work best for laser. The larger purple spider veins usually require sclerotherapy. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent or get rid of spider veins?

Why spider veins?: The main reason why spider veins occur is because of heredity. Unless you can change who you have as grandparents, there is little you can do preventatively. Hormones, truama, and sun exposure can also play a role. Stockings can help to reduce any symptoms you might have from your spider veins but without changing your genetics, you won't stop them from appearing in the first place. For treatment, . ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of spider veins?

Sclerotherapy...: ...Works well for spider veins on the legs. Laser is more commonly used for spider veins on the face. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Spider Angiomas (Definition)

Spider angiomas are a blood vessel condition where there is a red spot with "spider-like" protrusions extending around it, just below the skin. They may be asymptomatic or found at birth, but may ...Read more


Dr. Ted King
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Spider Veins (Definition)

Spider veins is a clinical finding in which there are clusters of dilated blood vessels close ...Read more