Why do my veins rupture very easily?

I am 50, female, healthy weight. Since I was in my 20s I've had a tendency for veins to rupture internally and create huge bruises after very minor 'injury' (e.g. kicking a soccer ball, or tapping one leg with other foot while running). This happened mostly on my legs but less frequently since varicose vein surgery 14 years ago. Recently similar ruptures have appeared on the sole of my foot and on my tongue after no injury at all that I was aware of. Can you advise why this may be happening?

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Answered by West Coast Vein & Aesthetic Center

It is difficult to tell you what is happening without actually examining you. And although you had some vein interventions 14 years ago, it is quite possible that venous insufficiency has progressed. I would definitely see a vein specialist in your area.

Published on Jan 11, 2018

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Answered by West Coast Vein & Aesthetic Center

It is difficult to tell you what is happening without actually examining you. And although you had some vein interventions 14 years ago, it is quite possible that venous insufficiency has progressed. I would definitely see a vein specialist in your area.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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