It normal for blue veins to be seen on the chest area?

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Chest veins.

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Most  of the time blue chest veins are normal findings and they are very common on the breasts of females.  Occasionally chest veins may be abnormal and a reflection of a vein problem in the neck or chest area.  See a vein specialist for an evaluation.


Naples General Surgeon

Prominent chest veins

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In patients with thin skin, chest veins can become more apparent. The good news is that they can be treated with foam sclerotherapy with great success.

H Karamanoukian MD FACS

certified vein specialist (ABVLM)

Blue Chest Veins

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Yes, it is perfectly normal to find blue chest veins. These veins can occur due to a number of factors, including age, sun exposure, or genetic predisposition. A specialist could determine more by evaluating you in person, as well as provide treatment options if you wished to remove them.

Chest veins

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Prominent chest veins can be normal finding in any person. meanwhile most of the women after pregnancy and brest feeding are going to have chest/breast veins.
Foam sclerotherapy is effective option to treat those veins.

Vahe Melkonyan, MD
Sherman Oaks Phlebologist

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