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What could cause spider veins all over my body?

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Dr. Craig Schwartz
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Craig Schwartz
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2 comments
Dr. Steven Zimmet
The most common causes for spider veins of the face include sun damage and rosacea.
Dr. Ted King
If you have spider vein over your chest and nowhere else, another cause to consider would liver trouble.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: May be telangiectasi

It may be something else such as telangiectasias or small blood changes.
Have then checked by a doctor becuase the can be associated with certain rheumatology conditions.

In brief: May be telangiectasi

It may be something else such as telangiectasias or small blood changes.
Have then checked by a doctor becuase the can be associated with certain rheumatology conditions.
Dr. Morris Westfried
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