What Are the Causes of Blood Vessels Bursting?

Q: What are the causes of blood vessels bursting?


A: Blood vessel bursting refers to the condition when a blood vessel bursts or breaks, and some blood flows to the body. A typical sign is that blood is beneath the surface of the skin. Therefore, it’s also called bleeding into the skin.

Common causes of blood vessel bursting:

  • Injury (most common)
  • Aging (in such case, blood vessel is a normal process)
  • Allergy
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Birth
  • Bruises
  • Infections of the blood
  • Side effects of medication, chemotherapy or radiation


Keywords: blood vessels bursting; broken blood vessels; bleeding into the skin

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