Spider veins result from small veins that gather under the skin surface leading to a blue, red or purple discoloration. The name” spider veins” is derived from the appearance of the veins. They have widened blood vessels similar to varicose veins, but smaller and closer to the skin surface.
These veins can be quite small, and they may be unnoticeable. Development of these veins on any part of your body should not cause any alarm. They are harmless. Treatments given to eradicate the veins are mainly for cosmetic purposes.
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