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Raised Veins In Foot
Both calves and both feet have brownish freckle like discoloration. Feet also have what looks like vericos veins. Sometimes I will get C shaped or O shaped (rings) that are about 1" or so big. They are bright red, hot, and slightly raised. As they disappe
My bf has raised veins on his entire left leg and left foot numbness, he is 30years old and has smoked for 20+ years. What could it be?
Tobacco and kids: I get concerned about parental influence when i hear about young kids getting ahold of cigarettes. The body is not built to withstand abuse from smoking at any age, but effects on growing children are even more worrisome. Long-time smokers can develop many leg problems, including vein thrombosis (clot), neuropathy or "poor circulation". It is best to see a physician asap for diagnosis, treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not if worse: Everyone has veins visible in their feets. They are usually light blue and may have a bit of texture to them. If you notice yours are getting purple, worse or there is skin discoloration (darkening, in particular) this may be an issue. See a vein specialist (phlebologist). ...Read more
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
We all have: veins on the top of the foot, on some say stick out more than others. If there is a concern, see a foot or vascular doc. ...Read more