Top 20 Doctor insights on: Prominent veins in breast
No and no: The veins drain blood away from tissue, and sometimes they are located closer to the skin in some women, which makes them more visible. In young women, such as you at age 16, the breasts are developing and responding to hormone signals. I would not worry. And please no plastic surgery! Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Normally we would not expect the veins in the breast to hurt or be swollen. However, a swollen painful vein could be nothing more than enlargement during the menstrual cycle which doesn't apply to you if you have had a hysterectomy. It could also be due to irritation of the veins in that area or even to a clot forming in the veins in the breast but this also is not common. F/u with your gyn md/. ...Read more
Found very prominent and hard vein inside breast on upper outside part Feels little sore, like a hard cord What can it be?
I was wondering if ovulation can cause more prominent veins in your nipples and on the breasts. I am getting them all over my breasts and its unusual?
No: The venous system is sensitive to hormonal chnages such as seen during your cycle. These should not be a cause for concern. Although there is a rare syndrome called 'mondor's disease" seen in pregnancy that is thrombophlebitis of the veins that drain the breasts. This is not, however your problem. ...Read more
I have discharge from breast darker nipples prominent veins bumps around nipples very tired may 5 spotted until the 10 very light may 13 normal flow?
Breast discharge: May be normal....better you be seen by a specialist....contact your doctor ASAP ...Read more
I have multiple lumps in my breasts as well as breast pain. Newly Prominent veins, bone aches, chest pains, and my collarbone has ached for two days.
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
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
Blood flow increase: Anything that increases the blood flow to that area from nursing to hot weather will increase the appearance of "blue veins" ...Read more
Veins on wrists arms breasts and legs are very prominent what could be causing this? I've never seen my veins like this before
What could cause veins to become more prominent? 20 yro, healthy female. 5'10" 118 lbs but I've noticed more veins on legs, arms, breasts. Not preg!
Genetics: I hate to say it but at your age, if no other health issues or cause identified, it is just your genetics. As the other doctor suggested it is important to be seen and evaluated as they could be due to an underlying medical issue/condition. But if not, then it is just how you are. Treatments are available and again best to discuss with your health care provider. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I noticed veins have become very prominent on my arms, shoulders, breasts & abdomen. Why? (No sex in 9 wks & had 2 periods and 8 neg hpts after)
It may be due to warm weather that is causing dilatation of the blood vessels in the skin to promote heat loss.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I am gassy and have visible blue veins in nipples and breasts, prominent bumps on areola, more pimples on my face then I usually get?
Sexually active?: Miss a period? If yes- take a HPT. ...Read more
So my gf gave me a bj and swallowed my sperms and after 2 weeks blue veins started to show on one of her breasts how?! P.S she started to gain weight
Breast veins.: Breast veins can become tender for many reasons including irritation and inflammation. Sometimes even a small clot can form in a breast vein. Usually local care including wet heat to the area, ibuprofen and a support bra will help. You should see a vein specialist for an evaluation if symptoms do not improve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer