Why Does The Vein Appear On The Forehead?
I want to ask, why is this on my forehead sometimes it looks like veins?
Thank you for the question.
It seems that streaks resembling veins on the skin of the forehead do not always refer to abnormal conditions. This can be very natural when blood vessels in your forehead expand (telangiectasia), for example when you are overexposed to excessive heat, when you are experiencing severe mental stress (such as when angry), when in contact with certain skin care products (usually those containing steroids), or also taking certain drugs or supplements. Genetic factors, hormonal fluctuations, aging, also exposure to air and sunlight can make these complaints recur. As long as these complaints only appear occasionally, improve on their own, and are not accompanied by other annoying complaints, such as itching, swelling, stinging, as well as other bleeding disorders (for example, easy bruising, recurrent nosebleeds, or bleeding gums), there is generally no special treatment that is need to be done in this regard.
In some rare conditions, it can also be a vein that is clearly visible on the forehead area indicating you have certain medical disorders, for example alcoholism, rosacea, scleroderma, dermatomyositis, lupus, skin cancer, liver disorders, and so on.
You can try to compress the location of the veins on your forehead with cold water or ice cubes. Avoid things that have the potential to trigger dilation of the arteries, as we have explained. Then, observe the changes. If there is no significant improvement in your complaint, do not hesitate to check yourself directly to the doctor or dermatologist so that it is handled properly according to the underlying factors, yes. Before going to the doctor, we do not recommend that you use any medication or any treatment to prevent the effects dangerous side.
I hope this helps.