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Popped Blood Vessel On Breast
Larger purple line about a half inch on the top of my breast which is also raised and hurts if I touch it. Popped blood vessel?
Apparent brokn blood vessel (red streak 3-4in long) on top of breast with blood pooling under nipple (2in dia / tender) 27 yo female. Cause for alarm?
In absence of at least a photo it is not easy to make an accurate diagnosis. There is a benign condition called mondor's disease. Again it is benign. It is a clot i.e. Thrombophlebitis of a chest wall vein. Can be red and painful. Any anti-inflammatory drug can be helpful.
Have however an obgyn see it. Btw, the name "broken" blood vessel is murky to say the least... ...Read more
I am a breastfeeding mom of 5 months baby. Now I can see clearly my blood vessel in my breast especially when its full. Is it dangerous?
Not at all!: It is absolutely normal for the superficial veins on the breast to become enlarged like that . This is no problem and it happens to supply more nutrients to the area with increased blood flow! Congratulations for breastfeeding your baby. I am so proud of you! Hope this helps, Dr Hodge ...Read more
I have a red spot on right breast- flat, no lump, fairly small. Not warm or painful, but concerned. What could this be? Blood vessel? (Pic in Profile)
Normal.: The prominence of veins through the skin is affected by many factors including levels of hydration and dehydration, body temperature as well as outside temperature, medications and even levels of stress. Fair skinned people tend to have more easily visible veins than darker individuals and hereditary plays a strong role also. In a healthy person, visible veins are usually not of any concern. ...Read more
Needs to be seen: This is one of those questions that we can not say much about online without being able to see the area in question. At age 17 it is not likely to be something serious. A doctor will need to look at the area of concern to know if any further evaluation is needed. Consider a virtual visit today. ...Read more
Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. These are almost always normal findings and normal variations of chest veins. They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned females and they may be related to hereditary factors or even pregnancies. No treatment is necessary unless for cosmetics. ...Read more
Rash on upper chest w/ broken blood vessels for 9 m getting worse. I also had 2 spider angio. Appear on my breasts & dozens of cherry angio. All over.?
Doctors can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to make sure there is no internal disease going on. If symptoms are then only on the skin, a dermatologist can examine the skin and decide with the patient which lesions can be removed, how easy it is to do, how long it takes, and how much it costs. ...Read more
Hi. I woke up this morning with a bruise on my left breast. It looks like burst blood vessels. What would cause this? Thanks
Watch for 1-2 weeks: A bruise on the breast can be caused by trauma which can cause bleeding under skin especially if you are taking aspirin but it can also be somethings less likely like a bleeding disorder, low platelets or rarely, a tumor can show up with a bruise. If it is painless(non- tender) then it is unlikely due to trauma. Watch if it changes or gets bigger, then go see your doctor. Otherwise it may go away ...Read more
Are you sure cherry angiomas are not caused by estrogen attacking blood vessels. I have some on breast worried get cancer?
I have was put on blood thinners a couple of days ago and today I have prominent blue veins on my chest and breast is this normal?
Call your DR: I would suggest calling your DR today and inform them of the change. ...Read more
My breasts hurt and have blood veins for a week now.Iam 32days in my cycle(sometimes I have irreg cycles,my appetite and temp are high.what is wrong?
Such findings are...:
Such findings are often seen with pregnancy as the body prepares for lactation. Are you nipples sore? Please see your physician to verify or rule out pregnancy and have a complete physical exam to verify.
Always consult your physician regarding verification of any health issues, disease, nutrition, exercise and mental wellness. Answers provided by dr. Michael w. Turner are provided as gene. ...Read more
What is the cause of veins popping out on my feet? It's also started popping out around my breast. What could it be from?
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. Also with aging, veins enlarge as tissue volume decreases. ...Read more
4days ago I noticed bright blue veins on my breasts but I do have large breasts and on Depo-Provera shot but why are they suddenly popping up
Change in pressure : There is probably increased venous pressure. See your doctor to make sure there is nothing else causing this problem. ...Read more
Hi im at day 25 of my cycle of 29 and i swear 2 weeks ago i saw 2 spots of blood now im peeing more and i noticed blue veins visible on my breasts?
Symptoms: If you miss your expected period in 4 days check a pregnancy test ...Read more
Chest pain above left breast seems like it's the veins.Helps when I press there. On and off 3 days.Was seen twice checked for blood clots, negative .
Many possibilities: There are many possibilities for what could be causing this, but it requires an evaluation and examination to identify probable causes. Inflammation of the rib cartilages is a common cause of pain above the breast (costochondritis), but such pains can also come from the chest wall, heart, lining of the heart, or lungs. ...Read more
Days Ago My Veins Started Popping Out Breast And They Recently Started Hurting But I've Been Cramping On And Off But No Period. what Could This Mean ?
Pregnant?: you could be pregnant? check now and again in 2 weeks. sometimes it takes 2 weeks for the pregnancy test to turn positive. ...Read more
I have tender breast sensitive nipples, green veins popping, had left side pain, today had brown jelly discharge. Took test was negative I am preg?
Not if test says Neg: I'd believe the test results before believing sensitive nipples, green veins, or brown jelly. ...Read more
I'm 30 weeks pregnant; I have dark popping veins mostly on me chest, breasts but also throughout my legs which is abnormal for me. Should i b worried?
Normal : Veins can enlarge and shrink for many reasons most commonly levels of hydration, genetics, aging, sun exposure, temperature changes and even skin color being more prominent in fair skinned people. During pregnancy because of hormonal changes, increased blood volume and increased dilation of blood vessels, veins can become more prominent. These are normal findings. ...Read more
Unprotected sex in january. I've had 4 periods since then and negative blood pregnancy test in April. Safe to say not pregnant? More veins in breasts.
Sub conj nemorrhage: A broken blood vessel on the surface of your eye is totally harmless. It can be caused by a hard cough or sneeze, a hard bowel movement, or even just rubbing your eyes. It may occur more often in people who take blood thinners or Aspirin on a regular basis. There is no treatment necessary for this, but it may take up to two weeks to resolve. ...Read more
Why do I get sharp pain on the side of my head,feels like a blood vessels popping,also feeling very weak.a After the pain leaves it feels cold at area?
Neuralgia: An irritable superficial scalp nerve may be the cause of this symptom. This is more of a nuisance disorder which usually resolves without any specific treatment. Less likely would be an inflamed temporal artery. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you if this symptom persists. ...Read more
Drs office called with chest xray results and said it showed a calcified blood vessel but dr wasnt worried. What does this mean? Should i worry?
Don't worry: Calcified blood vessel in the chest simply means that one of your blood vessels has some calcium in the lining. It is usually is not a problem especially at the age of 27. To be sure that there's nothing wrong you might ask what the results of your recent blood test were especially the metabolic panel ...Read more
I had blood clot heart attack 5 yrs ago, have 4 stents on my right blood vessel in my chest. What are usual chances of reoccurrance?
CAD: You have coronary artery disease if you are not on diet, exercise and polydrug program your chances of another event are good. If you are on a good program of not smoking, and the above reaching blood pressure targets and exercise and LDL 80mg/dl or less along with Aspirin and maybe plavix, (clopidogrel) you are doing what you can to prevent another event. ...Read more
Chest X-ray showed enlarged blood vessel, now have pain under left shoulder blade when breathing and coughing, dr hasn't returned my calls-please help?
Hard to say: There are many vessels shown on a chest x-ray. Without knowing just which one i can't give you an exact answer. One thing you have going for you is your young age. At your age you are unlikely having a heart attack or aortic dissection. The pain and enlarged vessel may also be unrelated. However, if you can't get an answer from your doc you need to go to an er asap. ...Read more
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