I am developing blue lines under my skin. Especially on my breasts and abdomen
This is a part and parcel of pregnancy.
These blue lines are a network of veins that have expanded to carry the
increased blood supply through your body. For some women, these lines become
more noticeable later in pregnancy.
Are the purplish red lines on my thighs varicose veins
No. Hormonal changes during pregnancy
result in telangiectases or spider nevi. They usually fade after delivery.
Is it true that pregnant women develop varicose veins
If you are susceptible to varicose
veins, this condition is likely to arise during pregnancy. This is because
of expanded blood volumes, increased pressure on the pelvic veins and the
veins in the leg as well as hormone induced elevation of the muscle tissue
in the veins.
What are the symptoms of varicose veins
It could range from a mild ache and
a sensation of heaviness to severe pain in the legs. Faint bluish lines
may appear or huge veins start bulging from the ankle to the upper thigh
or vulva. The skin appears dry, irritated and swollen.
How do I prevent varicose veins
It is simple, just take the pressure off your legs. You must avoid