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My skin looks like it has veins running through it everywhere. They are smaller and reddish/purple. Is this normal?

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Dr. Shari Jackson
Radiology

In brief: Spider veins?

Veins are highly variable.
Some people have very visible veins and others seem to have none. What you describe sounds like spider veins. These are tiny abnormal veins that may be a simple cosmetic issue but could indicate something bigger going on with the underlying larger veins. If these bother you, see a vein specialist who can answer that question and offer the best treatment options.

In brief: Spider veins?

Veins are highly variable.
Some people have very visible veins and others seem to have none. What you describe sounds like spider veins. These are tiny abnormal veins that may be a simple cosmetic issue but could indicate something bigger going on with the underlying larger veins. If these bother you, see a vein specialist who can answer that question and offer the best treatment options.
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