What Causes Veins to Burst?

Answer

There are several possible causes for veins to burst. This would include any kind of trauma such as bumps or bangs. This then results to bruising or what is also known as ecchymosis. A low platelet count can lead to having thin blood which can also result to more fragile veins, causing it to burst.
Reference:
Q&A Related to "What Causes Veins to Burst"
Probably weakness of the vein wall due to it being a varicose vein and/or something constricting the vein preventing the return flow of blood.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_causes_a_large_leg_...
Varicose veins are veins in which the normal, one-directional flow of blood has been disrupted by malfunctions in the valves that usually prevent blood from flowing backwards, allowing
http://www.ehow.com/about_5455540_causes-pelvic-ve...
Veins are blood vessels that carry blood toward the heart. If they leak (or bust) it
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-happens-if-a-v...
Varicose veins result when the 1-way valves become faulty causing a blood build-up in the veins. This stretches, enlarges and widens the veins Varicose veins usually appear in the
http://www.quora.com/Varicose-Veins/What-causes-va...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com