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Dr. Ted King
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Spider Angiomas (Overview)

Spider angiomas (Spider nevus, spider veins, nevus aranius, & vascular spider.) = dilated blood vessels close to the skin surface. It can take the shape of a spider web.


Dr. Ted King
231 Doctors shared insights

Spider Angiomas (Overview)

Spider angiomas (Spider nevus, spider veins, nevus aranius, & vascular spider.) = dilated blood vessels close to the skin surface. It can take the shape of a spider web.


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What exactly is a spider angiomas?

What exactly is a spider angiomas?

Benign blood vessel: A spider angioma, or a spider nevus or telangiectasia, is a tiny dilated bllod vessel that is found just under the skin surface. They often have a central red spot and reddish extensions which spread out like a spider's legs or a web. They are common and are always benign. They can appear in women during pregnancy. If you have more than five spider angiomas, it can be a sign of liver disease. ...Read more

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Spider angiomas (Tip)

Varicose veins are treatable with an office based procedure. See a vein specialist. ...See more

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What doctor is able to treat spider angiomas?

What doctor is able to treat spider angiomas?

Vein Specialist: A vein specialist would be the best person to see for the treatment of spider veins or spider angioma. Dermatologists, vascular surgeons, and plastic surgeons can also treat this. If you are looking for a vein specialist, you can go to the american college of phlebology website to find a specialist in your locality. ...Read more

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I have spider angiomas, two underneath my eyes and one on my pinky finger. What could be causing this and how are they treated?

I have spider angiomas, two underneath my eyes and one on my pinky finger. What could be causing this and how are they treated?

Spider veins/angioma: Most spider angiomas aren't related to other disease; some are caused by thyroid disease, pregnancy, liver disease, etc. They are caused by dilated veins beneath the skin. The two main treatment options are sclerotherapy (substance injected in vein to clot it) and vascular laser treatments. You may requires several sessions of either to make them go away.
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Spider angiomas (Tip)

Use support or compression hose. Be evaluated to determine if treatment makes sense. ...See more

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What is ipl treatment? Would it work for spider angiomas?

What is ipl treatment? Would it work for spider angiomas?

Spider veins/angioma: Spider angiomas are caused by dilated veins beneath the skin. The two main treatment options are sclerotherapy (substance injected in vein to clot it) and vascular laser treatments. Ipl is another option that uses light to improve the appearance of these veins. You may requires several sessions of either to make them go away.
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Which procedure is better getting rid of a spider angioma on my face. Scraping it off or lazer treatment by a dermogist. Which will not leave scar?

Which procedure is better getting rid of a spider angioma on my face. Scraping it off or lazer treatment by a dermogist. Which will not leave scar?

Spider angioma: In theory, both laser and scraping could potentially cause scarring but a laser treatment is less likely. In reality if it a smaller angioma both options will heal well but most would likely recommend the laser treatment. ...Read more

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Spider angiomas (Tip)

Chronic problem, wear pressure stockings when standing for long time. They help alot. ...See more

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What are spider angiomas? Can you get rid of it without a needle?

What are spider angiomas? Can you get rid of it without a needle?

Tiny tuft of veins: Tiny venous capillary with thread veins leading away from a central dot. Best treated with a non-ablative, vascular lasers -visible or invisible light energy which is absorbed preferentially by the hemoglobin in the red blood cells traveling in the capillaries.
Sa's are basically spot-welded shut by the laser energy (may take several lower energy treatments to fix without causing a scar). ...Read more

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What's a 'spider angiomas'?

What's a 'spider angiomas'?

Blood Vessels: Spider angiomas are abnormal collection of blood vessels of the skin with a red dot in the center and radiating smaller vessels that resemble a spider.

They are commonly found on the face, neck, and hands and can occur at any age. Since they are benign, no treatment is necessary. Many resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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Spider angiomas (Tip)

Evaluating your needs is as easy as getting an ultrasound under the direction of a qualified doc. ...See more

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What exactly is a spider angiomas?

Benign blood vessel: A spider angioma, or a spider nevus or telangiectasia, is a tiny dilated bllod vessel that is found just under the skin surface. They often have a central red spot and reddish extensions which spread out like a spider's legs or a web. They are common and are always benign. They can appear in women during pregnancy. If you have more than five spider angiomas, it can be a sign of liver disease. ...Read more

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Spider angiomas problem worsened when I had my kids?

Spider angiomas problem worsened when I had my kids?

Not uncommon: It is thought that one of the things that increases the development of spider angiomas is hormones, especially estrogen. The levels of many hormones sky rocket with pregnancy and a number of women see a marked increase in the occurrence of spider angiomas. There are several ways to treat them and many doctors do that. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Spider angiomas?

Spider angiomas: Spider angiomas (Spider nevus, spider veins, nevus aranius, & vascular spider.) = dilated blood vessels close to the skin surface. It can take the shape of a spider web. ...Read more

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Why spider angiomas are common in svc territory?

More common: More common in svc territory, hence mostly in the head, neck and trunk. ...Read more

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Will spider angiomas stop developing if I quit drinking?

Maybe: They also have other causative factors like sun, genetic and hormones. Not drinking would be a boon to your health for many other reasons ...Read more

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If someone has spider angiomas should they have their liver checked?

Maybe: Spider angiomas across the upper chest and shoulders can be an indication of liver trouble, but their presence might also indicated nothing. If you have see a sudden appearance of several angiomas and have never had them before, if you have a a sudden increase in the number of angiomas you have, or if you are covered with them, you might want to get you liver checked. ...Read more

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Spider Veins (Definition)

Spider veins = (telangiectasia or venulectasias), very small purple ...Read more