Can pregnancy give me spider veins?

Can pregnancy give me spider veins?

Spider veins are relatively common during pregnancy and typically painless and harmless. Around 50% of expecting mothers get some degree of spider veins or varicose veins. In many cases, they simply shrink and go away after delivery. In some other cases, they can...
The Difference between Spider Veins and Rosacea

The Difference between Spider Veins and Rosacea

As skin conditions, spider veins and rosacea are very similar; in fact, rosacea is a type of spider vein. However, they each have entirely different causes, as spider veins are often affected by lifestyle choices, whereas rosacea is determined by what genes you...
What Do Spider Veins Say about My Liver?

What Do Spider Veins Say about My Liver?

Spider veins are broken blood vessels that are visible through the skin, appearing like a spiderweb of red, blue or purple lines. They are smaller and closer to the surface than varicose veins, so usually they have less serious implications, and are more of an...
The History of Varicose Vein Treatments

The History of Varicose Vein Treatments

Some facts on varicose vein treatment The history of varicose vein treatments dates back millennia and the treatments have varied over time. My mother’s varicose veins look large in my memories of my childhood. The gnarled look of them, the pain, her hospital visits,...