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Does anyone have an excessive amount of these?

I do.

And it really gets me down :<>

Some days I forget about them .. and then days like today I think about them

Some people may get one or two..

I have loads of my legs! and I mean loads! I also have them on my chest, bum, arms, fingers, lower back, upper back, stomach, and well EVERYWHERE basically :/

I'm only 22 and I have them so bad! I dont understand :/ its so frustating and I hate them!

The NHS wont fix them, I would have to go to a clinic and it would cost me hundreds and hundreds to sort them out .. and they'll probs come back.

Its just frustates me why I have SOOOOO many! their sooo ugly and grrr :a19:

Sorry rant over :x:x
 

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I'm 20, 21 in feb and I have loooooads on my thighs :( UGH they are so annoying! I do alot of walking, and lots of sports when i was younger and that when they appeared :S Blooming things! I'm so happy i live in a cold climate, hehe i can cover them up for most of the year :))
 

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I dont like to hide my legs though :/ plus I have keratosis pilaris so in the cold months but legs get COVERED in red spots so it makes me feel worse. The summer months make the bumps go (not completely) but like 90%.

God I hate winter :/

I go running every night and do weights too.
 

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I have them too and hate them, I do a lot of walking so is it related to that?
 

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I have them on my ankles and knees i also have varicose viens (i'm 42) due to pregnancy and standing on my feet for 10 hrs a day. Absolutly hate them its trousers/jeans for me if i do wear a skirt it has to be long with either boots or thick tights. I was told that they were hereditary but my mother had lovely legs and my dads only just developed v-viens at the age of 65 just not fair.
 

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When I was in my teens I suffered terribly with stretch marks and also veins like these. I kept going to the doctors until they would let me see a specialist etc but in the end they couldnt do anything for me.

For years I have sworn by Palmer's Cocoa butter cream and use it daily, not only does it smell gorgeous but I have found it has helped them over the years too.

I'm not sure how bad your veins are but to me it sounds like they are quite bad & obviously are getting you down too so would really keep trying to see a doctor who will refer you to a specialist so you can at least get a second opinion on this.
I once saw a woman on the programme Embarrassing Bodies and she had a similar problem and she has some kind of laser surgery which really helped it and within a few weeks she looked fab.

Chin up though hun, try not to let it bother you too much.
Love Stacey x

Check out this for more information:
http://www.channel4embarrassingillnesses.com/video/in-detail/in-detail-thread-veins/
 
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I have those too, in horrible patches all over my legs.

Fake tan does a great job of hiding them.
 

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Walking shouldnt be related - its more if you stand or sit down for a long period of time. Me being pale doesnt help either :/

Thanks guys - stupid veins!
 
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