I have green veins in my legs, hands, chest, hips and a bit in my lower abdomen. I'm only 16 years of age. Is this normal or not?

I have green veins in my legs, hands, chest, hips and a bit in my lower abdomen. I'm only 16 years of age. Is this normal or not?

Answers from doctors (2)


The appearance of your veins may be normal for you. You don't mention any symptoms associated with the veins. I'd suggest you see your primary care physician and review this with them.

Answered by Advanced Vein & Laser Centre, Ltd. (View Profile)

The appearance of your veins may be normal for you. You don't mention any symptoms associated with the veins. I'd suggest you see your primary care physician and review this with them.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Published on May 16, 2019

Usually, these veins are normal in young people, especially if they are in multiple places and have thin and fair skin. At 16, the cause of these veins are genetic and most likely will improve with age.

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Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Usually, these veins are normal in young people, especially if they are in multiple places and have thin and fair skin. At 16, the cause of these veins are genetic and most likely will improve with age.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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