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What Could Cause Spider Veins All Over My Body
Genetics, pregnancy.: Spider veins, or more formally known as telangiectasias, are a common part of the aging process, and can appear in multiple areas of the body, but are typically seen in the legs, face, neck and chest. The most common causes include family history or genetics, pregnancy, trauma, hormonal influences, and occupations or activities where one sits ar stands for prolonged periods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If theres no weight change what causes an increase in visible blue veins in the body and spider veins on breasts?
Hormonal changes: If you have new, prominent veins in the breast, you may be undergoing hormonal changes. These can be simple cyclical changes like your menstrual cycle or can be an indicator or larger changes like pregnancy. They are not signs of cancer or anything serious or abnormal. If they bother you, a phlebologist or vein specialist can treat them cosmetically. Phlebology.Org for referrals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not exactly: They aren't due to poor arterial circulation, which would be more concerning. Though causes are numerous, an important one to be aware of is superficial venous insufficiency: increased pressure in leg veins due to faulty vein valves. If such veins are symptomatic or aggregate in certain areas such as the ankle , they may point to an underlying easily treatable condition that may otherwise worsen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Getting a pricking pain in the left side only, starting from the hips till the ankles.Could also see some spider veins.What could be the cause?
Doubt SV: Type of pain more in keeping with radiculopathy (radiation from upper leg to lower.). Spider veins can hurt in localized area and will not radiate to other areas. Hip pathology can result in pain going down the leg. See orthopedist for definitive answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
17yo spider veins: Genetics, environmental, life stye, vascular issues, endocrine issues or all. Best to see doctor to evaluate ...Read more
Unproven: There are many reasons for spider vein formation including genetics, pregnancies, aging, trauma and sun exposure. Some have suggested that wearing high heel shoes and crossing the legs will increase the chances of spider vein formation due to the increased pressure on the legs from the shoes or crossing. Although it sounds plausible, there is no real proof that leg crossing worsens veins. ...Read more
I am getting a kind of pricking pain in the left , starting from the hips till the legs.I could also see some spider veins.What could be the cause?
What does skin look like in early scleroderma? I have raynauds, acid reflux & spider veins on chest, chin. Skin has slightly dark patch all over body.
Could blood transfusion cause spider veins to a person? If not what could? My legs now hurt if i stood a lot & go red behind thou i didn't have it b4!
Doubtful: Spider veins form in those who stand a great deal and have genetic tendencies. I know of no link between spider veins and blood transfusion. You might want to try some compression wear to help keep them from hurting. If they continue to hurt see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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