I developed a host of veins on my chest two days ago. They are purple & I'm not sure how to get rid of them. Advice? (photo)

Can I use a home remedy to remove spider veins from my chest?

Doctor Answers 2

Veins on chest wall

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If there are no underlying medical conditions, these can be treated with 1 or 2 sessions of sclerotherapy or cosmetic laser. 

H Karamanoukian MD FCS

certified vein specialist (ABVLM)

Chest veins.

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New onset of chest veins should be evaluated to insure that there is no underling reason for the vein formation.  This may necessitate a physical exam and possibly a mammogram, chest x-ray or other diagnostic test.  If the tests are normal then the veins can be treated by sclerotherapy.

John Landi, MD
Naples General Surgeon

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