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What Causes Broken Blood Vessels On The Face?

Broken facial blood vessels occur when the blood vessels on the face become enlarged. These vessels, located just underneath the skin's surface, create red and web-shaped patterns, which is why these broken blood vessels are often called spider veins. Most individuals have spider veins on their legs or face, but it is possible to develop them on any part of the body. Spider veins aren't dangerous and don't cause any health symptoms beyond their appearance. There are several potential causes of the condition. In the vast majority of cases, individuals can treat the appearance of broken blood vessels at home. They shouldn't need to see a doctor unless they're experiencing pain or concerned about the overall health of their cardiovascular system.

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Hard Sneezing or Vomiting

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It may surprise some individuals to find hard sneezing or vomiting might be the cause of broken blood vessels on their face. The reason these things cause broken blood vessels is because of how they cause a sudden and extreme change in pressure. As individuals sneeze, the amount of pressure on their face changes rapidly, which can make their blood vessels become enlarged due to the sudden push of blood against them. Vomit has the same effect on the face, and it may also have a similar effect on the pressure in other parts of the body. Any other sudden, involuntary, violent movement has the potential to change the body's pressure and cause spider veins to develop. On top of this, some individuals might also develop spider veins as a result of drastic changes in the weather. If the air pressure outside undergoes severe changes as a storm rolls through, the body's circulation might be affected, and the skin of the face might become flushed with blood. This excess amount of blood leads the vessels to burst and cause spider veins.

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