Conditions with symptom: 'swollen veins'
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 →
Vascular Birthmarks are generally present from birth and are caused by a problem with blood vessels in or under the skin that subsequently means they can be flat or raised. Read more →
I have what looks like swollen veins under my penis in my sack it goes up to the area where my pubic hairs are near my groin and that area is swollen its not painfull it is really gettin me stressed have you any idea what could be causing this please
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.
I am 62 and have swollen veins on my hands, especially when it is hot. They are very unsighlty and embarassing. Although I have bad circulation and my fingers go "dead" in cold weather, I keep good health otherwise. I am a non smoker.
when I lift my tongue up the veins on the under side are very very blue raised and thick the under side seems swollen too nothing wrong with the top of it
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 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 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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My tongue is really really dry, like sand paper and I don't have a lot of saliva. Under my tongue it is quite swollen and the veins look huge especially on the right. I don't have any sores but my tongue feels like it is on fire and I can't taste anything, the taste buds are big and red/ purply... Any ideas?
I have the same issue.
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?
An in detail look at the operation to remove facial thread veins. Read more →
About 20% of us suffer from varicose veins, blood vessels just beneath the skin that have widened and twisted due to defections in the valves. Read more →
An in detail look at the operation to remove thread veins. Read more →
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An in detail look at the operation to correct a vascular birthmark. Read more →
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