Learn About Spider Veins and Their Causes
Small blood vessels that twist and turn are often called “spider veins.” These are easily visible through the skin, commonly appear on the legs and face, and can appear red, blue, or purple. They’re often the result of underlying venous insufficiency.
Spider veins can also be caused by conditions such as genetic predisposition, sedentary occupations, obesity, hormonal influences of pregnancy, puberty, menopause, use of birth control pills, hormonal replacement, or a history of blood clots.
Learn About Possible Symptoms of Spider Veins
It’s important to recognize possible symptoms of spider veins to determine whether they are the cause of your problems. These symptoms can include itching and burning, rashes, throbbing, and localized pain. Same-day appointments are available if you’re experiencing these symptoms, though we prefer if you call ahead.