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Blue veins on breasts - hormonal?

Blue veins on breasts - hormonal?

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

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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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What can I do for thick vein in breast?

What can I do for thick vein in breast?

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

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Is it normal to have vein on the breast?

Yes,: Quite normal yet not everybody is concerned about. Obviously during pregnancy and breast feeding they are becoming more engorged and visible. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about a multicolored vein on the breast??

Should I be concerned about a multicolored vein on the breast??

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

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What does it mean to be able to see your vein through your breast?

What does it mean to be able to see your vein through your breast?

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

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Hi, I have a vein in my breast that hurts, what might have caused this?

Hi, I have a vein in my breast that hurts, what might have caused this?

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 woke up yesterday morning with a large blue vein on my breast. I'm wondering what could cause it.

Breast blue vein: A large blue breast vein can be caused by breast congestion or swelling typically at the end of a menstrual cycle. A secondary reason for a 21 year old is a growing cancer. If you notice any breast lumps or "spider veins" over the blue vein site see a MD immediately. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is it normal to have very visable blue veins on the breasts and chest for years? I've had them since my breasts grew larger and their hideous.

Is it normal to have very visable blue veins on the breasts and chest for years? I've had them since my breasts grew larger and their hideous.

May be ok: Prominence of superficial veins on the breasts are normal if present on both breasts in similar pattern. Larger breasts have more noticeable superficial veins as a rule. If your breasts feel tender or overly congested get an exam by your Physician for peace of mind. ...Read more

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I've noticed an increase in veins all over my body, especially breasts, but I've had 5 neg. Pg tests and 4 periods over 4 months- what could this be?

I've noticed an increase in veins all over my body, especially breasts, but I've had 5 neg. Pg tests and 4 periods over 4 months- what could this be?

Not pregnant: I am amazed at the lengths some females will go to perceive pregnancy when all rational proof exists that one is not pregnant. Your breast symptoms do not in any way represent pregnancy. Perhaps you are gaining weight and the breasts are swelling. You are also on birth control. Birth control works. The hormones may be blamed for your breast changes. But you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Why are there veins along my breasts?

Why are there veins along my breasts?

Probably Normal: 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

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What can cause blue veins on my breasts?

What can cause blue veins on my breasts?

Breast veins: Breast veins may become enlarged with puberty, pregnancy, oral contraceptives or breast augmentation. This will not harm your health. ...Read more

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What can cause prominent veins on breasts?

What can cause prominent veins on breasts?

Common: Sometimes they seem to appear after breast surgery, such as augmentation. However, they are not uncommon even in someone who has not had this procedure. In my experience, they often respond well to gentle sclerotherapy. ...Read more

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What can cause blue veins on your breasts?

What can cause blue veins on your breasts?

Common: Sometimes they seem to appear after breast surgery, such as augmentation. However, they are not uncommon even in someone who has not had this procedure. These are really just normal veins, perhaps more visible because they are close to the surface of the skin and possibly because they might enlarge over time. In my experience, they often respond well to gentle sclerotherapy. ...Read more

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Why do I suddenly have blue veins on my breasts?

Why do I suddenly have blue veins on my breasts?

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

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What is a normal age to get blue veins on breasts?

What is a normal age to get blue veins on breasts?

Usually 20 plus.: 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. They tend to increase as women age after 20-30. ...Read more

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Would blue veins on my breasts come out due to worry?

Would blue veins on my breasts come out due to worry?

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

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Should I be worried if I can see blue veins around my breasts?

Should I be worried if I can see blue veins around my breasts?

Probably not: 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 always have other symptoms associated with them and occur on one side, not both. So if it is
on both breast and no symptoms it is probably
nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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I'm having a problem. There are some dark blue veins on my breasts.

I'm having a problem. There are some dark blue veins on my breasts.

Get seen by a doctor: You need a doctor to determine if they are new onsent, painful, painless, normal, etc. Clinical breast examination, risks for breast disease, etc.

They can be either normal or a sign of a medical condition. You should get seen by a physician. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my breasts getting swollen and the veins getting more noticeable?

See an ObGyn!: There could be many mainly hormonal reasons for your complaints. First, when was last time your breast were checked clinically and with a mammogram? Second if all normal while 48 years old pregnancy could be a remote option too. Ovarian tumors, hormonal issued linked to menopause all could be responsible for your complaints. See your obgyn. ...Read more

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What do dark veins in both breast and chest mean?

What do dark veins in both breast and chest mean?

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

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Could my blue veins on breasts due to weight gain?

Could my blue veins on breasts due to weight gain?

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, weight gain or even pregnancies. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have veins that come and go on your breast?

Is it normal to have veins that come and go on your breast?

Yes: Very normal! The appearance of the veins on the breasts can be variable depending on your menstrual cycle, body temperature, activity level...many things. ...Read more