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Vein Green Breast
Mammary veins: When breast feeding, the blood vessels to the breast glands or mammary glands enlarge to bring more nourishment to the breast. It would be common to see the veins engorged. ...Read more
Visible green veins on breasts, my breast are very large and they tend to hurt my back and my bras are a little too small. My worry is tenderness&vein?
Pregnant?: Is there a chance you could be pregnant? The tenderness is likely hormonal. If you are not pregnant, then where are you in your cycle and have you had this before? ...Read more
? mastitis: Get eval to be safe, the green veins sounds like an odd presentation. Good luck. ...Read more
So I have green veins surrounding my breasts, and my nipples have been really tender lately, my period should be coming up in 2 weeks maybe?
Check a pregnancy: Test.... ASAP. If negative, check another one in 1 week, and don't stop until u have at least 3 negatives. Or your period starts normally. But breast tenderness at your age almost always warrants a pregnancy test first. Thanks for using HealthTap. ...Read more
Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. 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, temperature, levels of hydration.Pregnancies can certainly increase these veins also. No treatment is necessary unless for cosmetics. ...Read more
Breasts feel super heavy and nipples are really sensitive. I can see thick green veins on breasts and chest. Really achy lower back. Pregnancy symptom?
Breasts super heavy & nipples really sore. Thick green veins on breasts and chest. Achey lower back. Negative pg test. Could I still be pregnant?
YES: Please repeat test on the first pee in the am. ...Read more
Green veins in breasts, nausea, taking prenatal vitamins, cloudy mucus like discharge, period due in less than two weeks. Cramping. Pregnant? When test?
Breasts super heavy & nipples really sore. Green thick veins on breasts and chests. Achey lower back. Negative pg test. Could I still be pregnant?
See your doctor: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more
I have this issue I noticed recently that on my left side like from my above my breast extending to my axillary I have lots of green veins, med. Bump?
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 more
A carton of juice fell on my left arm hurting my left arm&shoulder. I have noticed some green veins on my left breast &arm. Did the injury cause this?
Unlikely.: If that hand and forearm are swollen, it could be a rare vein injury. But it is very unlikely. Also, plants have green blood, ours is red but can appear blue in the superficial veins. Be sure that you are not color blind. ...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
Onset of flat, visible blue green veins both arms, chest, and breasts. Just started necon birth control 1 wk before veins noticed. Connection/concern?
Dark aerola wit white pumps, green veins and tender aching breasts, fatigue, dizzy, frequent pee, blur vision, hunger & heart burn just after my period?
Here are some. ..: The content of your Q seems pointing to a worry about pregnancy. Remember, if pregnant, the pregnancy-related symptoms usually start 5-6 weeks after conception. As to confirming pregnancy, nowadays, prompt HPT is the answer to end worrying about pregnancy; get it done soon after missing the regularly expected period and repeat it in 1-2 weeks if the 1st test is (-) & still in doubt. More? Ask Doc. ...Read more
Blue veins can be seen in fair skinned or thin individuals. This in normal. There are a few relatively rare medical conditions that can cause veins to become engorged or more prominent on the chest. These rare conditions usually have other symptoms associated with them. So if it is on both breasts and no symptoms it is probably nothing to worry about.
To be safe you should check with your doctor. ...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 hormonal changes. No treatment is necessary unless for cosmetics. ...Read more
Sclerotherapy!: Indeed if this is something old on your breast and bothers you cosmetically you should consult a physician who treat veins as myself. These veins can be closed with injections. However if the condition is new just weeks old see a physician to look for possible lumps. Occasionally these vein can harbor a clot in them and cause pain too. It is a self limitting condition called mondor's disease. ...Read more
Probably not but: Probably not but you need to have an evaluation to be sure that multicolored vein is not a manifestation of another underlying problem. This may be something for a dermatologist to review, or a breast specialist. ...Read more
That is normal: If you have fair skin, it is completely normal to see veins under the skin surface. Light blue veins, in particular, are common and are called reticular veins. Veins you can feel or skin discoloration (darkening) around the veins are abnormal. Otherwise, no need to do anything. ...Read more
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 more
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I woke up yesterday morning with a large blue vein on my breast. I'm wondering what could cause it.
I am 16 years old and have noticed blue veins on my breasts, what can I do to safely get them to not show any more?
This is normal: The best thing to do is accept this as part of the beautiful, normal you :) ...Read more
I have very large breasts 48ee and red veins and sores on them, what can be the cause? Or is it because it is so big?
I have like a vein coming down the middle of my breast. But it is not a vein this line sinks into my breast and is visible. Please help?
Can't tell: No way to tell without an exam. See a doctor to help get the answer. ...Read more
I have extremely large breasts 48ee and they are big and have a lot of red veins and little sores on them I want to know what is the cause?
Accept who you are: Breast size is variable. Some women have very small breasts, others have average breasts- others have large breasts, a few other women have a very large breast. It depends on your genes as well as the level of hormone/estrogen that you have. When the breast is large it may give you some discomfort due to the size. Some veins more noticeable especially if you have fair skin. Discuss further with md. ...Read more