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What would cause prominent blue veins in feet and hands?

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What would cause prominent blue veins in feet and hands?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  wieyedoc replied 2 years ago.

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Expert:  wieyedoc replied 2 years ago.

any other symptoms?

Can you upload some pictures?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thanks, ***** ***** tight chest and aching feet a bit
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Expert:  wieyedoc replied 2 years ago.

There are a number of things that can cause that. The most common would be thin, pale skin. In the photo that is what seems to be going on in your case.

It also looks like you might have a bit of swelling in your ankle area.

If you are concerned that a consultation with a dermatologist should be able to get to the bottom of things.

Does this make sense to you?

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