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I'm too young for spider veins!? What can I do?

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Dr. Mark Nielsen
Phlebology
3 doctors agree

In brief: There's help!

Spider veins are often due to hormonal changes a woman has as well as a heredity component.
Treatment for spider veins can include sclerotherapy (injections), laser, and veinwave therapy.

In brief: There's help!

Spider veins are often due to hormonal changes a woman has as well as a heredity component.
Treatment for spider veins can include sclerotherapy (injections), laser, and veinwave therapy.
Dr. Mark Nielsen
Dr. Mark Nielsen
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not too young

Unfortunately, there is almost no age past puberty that is too young for spider veins.
They are primarily caused by heredity and hormones and you have essentially no control over either one. As dr. Nielsen said, there is help. Spider veins can be treated very effectively on the legs with sclerotherapy. Please don't waste your time or money with pills, supplements, salves, etc. They don't work.

In brief: Not too young

Unfortunately, there is almost no age past puberty that is too young for spider veins.
They are primarily caused by heredity and hormones and you have essentially no control over either one. As dr. Nielsen said, there is help. Spider veins can be treated very effectively on the legs with sclerotherapy. Please don't waste your time or money with pills, supplements, salves, etc. They don't work.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Michael Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy (injection of a medicine in the vein) is your best option.
The medicine can be Sotradecol, Polidocanol or hypertonic saline. It works pretty well. Laser is good also. Treatments are simple and although it takes awhile to heal, the results are pretty good. Hope that helps.

In brief: Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy (injection of a medicine in the vein) is your best option.
The medicine can be Sotradecol, Polidocanol or hypertonic saline. It works pretty well. Laser is good also. Treatments are simple and although it takes awhile to heal, the results are pretty good. Hope that helps.
Dr. Michael Schwartz
Dr. Michael Schwartz
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Dr. Barry Cohen
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Can happen

To anyone at any age.

In brief: Can happen

To anyone at any age.
Dr. Barry Cohen
Dr. Barry Cohen
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In brief: Nobody too young

However, starting as a teenager is not advised .
Spider veins do come back and after years and years of treatment the time will come when nothing will help. My advise the later you can start the better having in mind that during pregnancy one will promote having spider veins almost for sure.

In brief: Nobody too young

However, starting as a teenager is not advised .
Spider veins do come back and after years and years of treatment the time will come when nothing will help. My advise the later you can start the better having in mind that during pregnancy one will promote having spider veins almost for sure.
Dr. Gabriel Goren
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Dr. Mila McManus
Family Medicine

In brief: Several options

You can try a supplement called butchers broom, or you can see someone such as a dermatologist or find a medispa who treats with spider veins with lasers or injections, or see a vascular surgeon for other options.

In brief: Several options

You can try a supplement called butchers broom, or you can see someone such as a dermatologist or find a medispa who treats with spider veins with lasers or injections, or see a vascular surgeon for other options.
Dr. Mila McManus
Dr. Mila McManus
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