Telangiectasia

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Telangiectasia

 

a stable dilation of superficial blood vessels, principally capillaries, of the skin and mucous membranes. The condition may be acquired, but it is usually congenital and is often hereditary. Telangiectases are bluish red spots of varying shapes that generally appear on the face or shins. They may bleed if situated on the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract or alimentary canal. Telangiectasia is treated by electrocoagulation or cryotherapy.

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The women included in the study had each developed varicose and spider veins during their second pregnancy and began treatment within four to eight weeks after giving birth or after conclusion of breastfeeding and without interference of hormonal treatments.
A: Spider veins are tiny, thin veins that can be seen very close to the skin's surface caused by pooling blood.
Spider veins may be removed by a cosmetic procedure, but larger varicose veins are a more serious problem requiring medical treatment (surgery, modern endovenous catheter therapy etc.
While spider veins don't usually present a medical concern, many patients find them unappealing and embarrassing," explains Dr.
She's got some spider veins on her legs that have come with age so she's planning to get those sorted first and then will spend the next year overhauling herself completely.
Lasers and intense pulse lights (IPLs) have been used for years to treat small spider veins along the nose and face, but until recently, they've proved ineffective for deep leg veins.
QI HAVE spider veins on my face and legs which make me very self-conscious.
Hanke: Spider veins on the face are usually a sign of aging and are not an indication of underlying disease.
Genetic changes take the form of brown spots, freckles and spider veins.
It can treat leg veins, facial spider veins, scars, warts, rosacea, stretch marks, port-wine stains, and hemangiomas.
The results--large flat freckles, wrinkles, red splotches, spider veins, and precancerous and cancerous lesions.
The product, which also can be used as eye shadow or as a cover-up for spider veins on legs, is $12.