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Suddenly My Chest And Arm Veins Are Very Visible
Not concerning.: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My veins are very visible and green in my chest/breast area as well as my shoulders and arms. Should I be concerned or what could be causing this?
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. See a vein specialist to evaluate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean if my veins become very visible and green on one arm/chest? There appears to be a bug bite as well.
After having a pic line in my arm an then removed, I have very visible veins across my shoulder and chest. Is this something to worry about?
Keep getting dull aches and tightening pains up my left arm and have now noticed a large vein from my chest to the arm is visible, any ideas?
Veins around chest very visible until shoulder extending to arm. Looks like spider veins in chest. Doesn't hurt, concerned why they look so dramatic ?
Not concerning.: 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
My veins on my chest and arms are starting to become more visible, recently i have some dry whitish thing in my niples as if it was breastmilk.
I had severe pain between my shoulders then chest pain last night tonight all the veins across my chest and down my arms are very visible should I be?
Veins very visible in chest and arms, now painful in calf inside of knee. About a year.Should I worry about this?
Painful Veins: I would see a physician about this. There several medical disorders associated with this presentation. It appears to be a phlebitis which is inflammation of the veins. So rather than just worry, I would see a physician right away. I won't give the list of conditions associated with these symptoms... Let your provider take a look. ...Read more
Seemingly overnight, my veins have become very visible in my legs, arms and chest. Is this something to be concerned about? 31/f, 108 lbs, normal bp
?: Veins are thin-walled, low pressure structures that fill when gravity allows it (when in a dependent position) and collapse and become less visible when placed above the level of the heart. Dilated veins on the legs and arms, when below the heart, are normal but not on the chest in a 31 yo thin woman. Perhaps you've just noticed them, but if not, you should be examined. ...Read more
I know blue veins on chest, boobs, pelvic etc is normal findings but in all my 19 years they where never visible like that i could not even see arms one?
Veins can be ok: As long as it's not painful or red and you have them equally on both sides of you it's likely nothing. You'll see them more if your hot as the body tried to cool itself. ...Read more
During venipuncture yesterday, the needle went through the arm vein. Now the ulnar nerve is paining. No visible hematoma. Is it internal bleeding?
Possibly irritated: I don't understand how venipuncture can get to the ulnar nerve but it can certainly puncture some other nerves. I suspect that the pain will be transient lasting no more than a week . If the problem persists beyond that or not improving, better contact your doctor Ice the area if the pain is unbearable. ...Read more
3 rounds leg sclerotherapy, veins recur within 6 months, leg pinching/discomfort, newly visible arm and chest veins & arm weakness, need ultrasound?
I have severe discomfort (pain)in my right breast making my rt arm uncomfortable and very visible blue veins over chest, breasts, arms, back. Concern?
Why are the 'blue' veins in my arms/hands/chest suddenly much more visible? Heart checked last year, and blood test just two weeks ago, all clear.
Positional: When you place your arms and legs lower than your heart, they fill and become prominent. When they're above your heart, they collapse and appears as "streaks." Also, when you're well tanned, they're less visible. AS your tan fades, you see them better. Darker veins are NOT a sign of disease! ...Read more
Onset of flat, visible blue green veins both arms, chest, and breasts. Just started necon birth control 1 wk before veins noticed. Connection/concern?
Can it be normal to have very visible veins on arms, legs, and chest/breast even at 35? I'm pale and very thin. Petrified of vascular ehlers-danlos.
Veins can be seen: If you are pale and thin, you would be a typical person where veins could be seen in the areas you described and can occur even before age 35. If you are 35 and Ehlers Danlos has never been brought up to you previously by a medical professional there is less chance you have the condition. to relax further see your primary care or a rheumatologist. good luck ...Read more
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