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What causes blood vessels in my leg to break? It stings, then swells & is very tender afterwards, then turns red & dark.

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology
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In brief: BLOOD VESSELS IN LEG

This could be a problem if it has lasted for a long time.
I would certainly recommend you see your primary care physician as soon as possible. You may need a full examination including your heart. High blood pressure might be a cause, do not delay!

In brief: BLOOD VESSELS IN LEG

This could be a problem if it has lasted for a long time.
I would certainly recommend you see your primary care physician as soon as possible. You may need a full examination including your heart. High blood pressure might be a cause, do not delay!
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