Q2. What causes thread veins?

A2. These occur for any number of reasons which include family history, age, gender, sedentary lifestyle and jobs which require you to stand on your feet all day.

There are medical conditions such as phlebitis which cause thread veins. Thrombosis (blood clots) is another factor as are phlebitis and severe liver disease.

Find out more about these reasons in our causes of thread veins section.

FAQS Index:

Thread veins FAQs

  1. What are thread veins?
  2. What causes thread veins?
  3. Are there people who are more prone to getting thread veins?
  4. Are there particular jobs which carry a high risk of thread veins?
  5. Is it possible to inherit thread veins?
  6. Are thread veins dangerous?
  7. How do you treat thread veins?
  1. How does laser treatment work?
  2. What is microsclerotherapy?
  3. Can I use a natural remedy to treat my thread veins?
  4. Can you cure thread veins?
  5. Can you prevent thread veins?
  6. Is it possible to develop thread veins and varicose veins?

Guide to Thread Veins

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