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I'm a female teenager and keeping getting thin purple spider veins on body, such as legs, back of my neck, arms how can I stop them?Whats causing them?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Genes

There is probably not alot you can do to prevent these.
They probably are due to a genetic predisposition. You may want to seek a medical consultation from a dermatologist to exclude any possible medical conditions (improbable). Laser or ultasound guided sclerotherapy may provide eradication of some of these lesions but they are likely to recur and require repeat treatments.

In brief: Genes

There is probably not alot you can do to prevent these.
They probably are due to a genetic predisposition. You may want to seek a medical consultation from a dermatologist to exclude any possible medical conditions (improbable). Laser or ultasound guided sclerotherapy may provide eradication of some of these lesions but they are likely to recur and require repeat treatments.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: You need to see a

Doctor toake sure your adrenal glands are working properly, based on the info you have given us.

In brief: You need to see a

Doctor toake sure your adrenal glands are working properly, based on the info you have given us.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Genes & hormones

Besides genetics, hormones can also play a role in your getting these spider veins.
As long as you don't have a treatable cause that is making these occur (and i agree with dr. Placik that it is not likely), there is little to do to prevent them. Treatment with sclerotherapy or, if they are very small, with laser is quite effective.

In brief: Genes & hormones

Besides genetics, hormones can also play a role in your getting these spider veins.
As long as you don't have a treatable cause that is making these occur (and i agree with dr. Placik that it is not likely), there is little to do to prevent them. Treatment with sclerotherapy or, if they are very small, with laser is quite effective.
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