Conditions with symptom: 'prominent veins'
Telangiecstasia varicose veins are a type of superficial, harmless varicose vein that appear on the face and legs. Read more →
Twisted, lumpy, dark blue veins that form under the skin on the legs. More common with age, they're harmless, but can be unsightly and embarrassing. Read more →
My boyfriend has very bad legs with prominent veins and gradually the whole skin around his legs has become dark. I see videos on this website which make me think that this is a pigmentation problem. This is probably why the doctor told him it was nothing. However he does not explain and his varicose legs sometimes are very itchy and there was a burst of 1 vein once and another one seem to burst soon. I have seen his legs deteriorating over the 5 years of our relationship. I just wonder how can someone help so that he feels less heavy on his legs, now in Winter or Summer he suffers on both legs. Doctors do not explain just say this is varicose veins and NHS treatment is only foam treatment which is not suitable for his veins. If you have suggestions on how to help him suffering less, on assessing if this is really pigmentation or not on his skin and how to prevent the itch and the pain when he is at work(he is forklift driver day time and caretaker at a sportscenter evenings and weekends), that would be useful. Kind regards Catherine
My forearm/s and hand feels restricted and tight, a bit like when doing a blood pressure test, but without any restrictive clothing etc. The veins are more prominent in the left arm than the right when it occurs (lasted 2days now). Any ideas what this could be, my GP is booked for up for the next 2days do i need to get an emergency appointment with him? Any help appreciated.
i am 40 yrs old and i have recently noticed the veins on my breasts are very prominent and dark blue i have also noticed the nipple on my right breast is turning slightly to the outside of my breast and the right breast is getting sore
Can protruding veins on forehead be treatable? My problem is when i smile, i have two bulging veins that sticks out from my forehead, looks horrible and its really getting me down. ALways need to cover with a fringe, can never pin it all back due to the veins as people will notice and stare. I would say these are close to varicose veins and desperately want to get them treated as ive lived with this for a number of years. Never noticed them when i was young, and now im 32 its probably due to exercising over the years that caused it to rise to the surface of my skin. Really need some advice, so please help if you can. Thank you.
Hi I've always had broken veins all over my legs and also I have very veiny boobs and arms :( is there not anything you can do about this? I know there are treatments for broken veins but what about these deep blue veins on my boobs and top of my arms! I'm so self conscious about it.
Lauren, have a chat to specialists in this field.. Start with a Doctor see why it is the way it is and not a condition elsewhere.. Blood flow ect.... Then ask him about specialist that deal with this cosmetically once you know medically you are ok...Also, try using Pharmacies for advice for cover ups creams.. I use a non greasy bronzer on my legs as I have spiders all over one leg..and that works a treat for me, so much so I am contented with that level pro activeness..
I'm 16 and I am a 32DD, but recently my boobs have got purple/red veins on them. Are they still growing? Or are they spider veins? If so, how can I get rid of them??
Georgina, are you wearing a quality bra that offering good support and not overly tight?? You may be constricting your body and breaking capillaries.. Have it check out. Take care..
I dont have varicocele veins but i heave a few blood blisters along the veins in the right side of my ball sack. Is this in any way linked or could someone tell me what this is ? They have been there a while and do not seem to clear up.
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i have thread veins/spider veins mostly everywhere tbh, but the most embarassing is on my face (especially around my eyelids!) and on the top of my back. ive had these all my life i think. because these are where im mostly ashamed of &try to hide them, what can be done to get rid of them -or at least reduce them!?
I have tiny veins on my cheeks which I really have had enough with. They aren't varicouse - I think they are thread or spider veins. I'm 25 years old and must have had them since I was about 20. I have spent a fortune on make up to try and cover them up but wondered if I went to the doctors would they just tell me to get on with it? Is there any treatment?
I have thread veins on my face, i've had one treatment of V. Beauty all over my face. I had some success mainly with the purple veins but a lot of my red veins remained. 3 years on im thinking of repeating this treatment to see if it would be a success, before considering laser treatment which is more abrasive. What do you think is the best course of action V.Beauty or laser? As i don't have money to waste. Any feedback is appreciated. Tina
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