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12 May 2004

Veins
What causes the blue and purplish colour veins on the top of my legs and thighs? I'm 23 and I've had these veins for the last 5 years or so. They are ugly and I would like to know what could be done about getting rid of them or if it is possible. I don't think they are varicose, just spider veins.

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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Karen, it sounds like they might just be dilated veins, but it is difficult to say for sure without being able to see them first. The best would be to see a dermatologist if you want to have them removed. Good luck.
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