Unusual vein at mouth?

A vein showed up from the crease of my mouth and it goes to my chin. Today I noticed it goes down on my neck and makes a you turn and comes back up. Was wondering what this is and I'll be 34 next month. I'm worried about this just showing up

Answers from doctors (4)


Hratch Karamanoukian, MD, FACS, RVT, RPVI, RPhS

Published on Feb 05, 2017

It is related to aging and the thinning of your skin from sun damage. This makes veins more apparent as we age. Get evaluated by a certified vein specialist who has expertise in taking care of facial veins.

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Answered by Hratch Karamanoukian, MD, FACS, RVT, RPVI, RPhS

It is related to aging and the thinning of your skin from sun damage. This makes veins more apparent as we age. Get evaluated by a certified vein specialist who has expertise in taking care of facial veins.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Advanced Vein Center

Published on Feb 02, 2017

It sounds like more of a cosmetic issue. I don't think it is serious. If it is getting worse, then you should probably have it checked

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Answered by Advanced Vein Center

It sounds like more of a cosmetic issue. I don't think it is serious. If it is getting worse, then you should probably have it checked

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Published on Jan 09, 2015

Facial veins are very common and can be due to many causes including aging, genetics, hormones, stress and sun exposure. Sometimes no underlying reason is found. Facial veins can be treated by many options including sclerotherapy, removal through small incisions (microphlebectomy), laser, VeinWave, VeinGogh and micro-needle radiofrequency.

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Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Facial veins are very common and can be due to many causes including aging, genetics, hormones, stress and sun exposure. Sometimes no underlying reason is found. Facial veins can be treated by many options including sclerotherapy, removal through small incisions (microphlebectomy), laser, VeinWave, VeinGogh and micro-needle radiofrequency.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


General Vascular Surgery Group

Published on Jul 03, 2012

Not the usual veins we see. You may want to see an ENT Doctor to evaluate.

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Answered by General Vascular Surgery Group

Not the usual veins we see. You may want to see an ENT Doctor to evaluate.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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