I occasionally see white streaks in my arms up to my shoulders that look like a vein

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Hey guys!

I have been suffering from chestpain of unknown etiology for a few years now, and occasionally notice a white streak that runs up my tricep and wraps around my shoulder, leading into my body. Sometimes when I'm sitting or laying down, I'll notice I get this streak on both sides. (they are identically mirrored.) I'm assuming this is some variation of bad circulation, but I am a 25 year old healthy male. All bloodwork is normal, no markers, nothing.

Any ideas?

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    Nah they're called the Cephalic veins, they're superficial / auxilary veins, if you do exercise, say pullups, they'll soon pump up smile
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    well, I have to say when I read your question I thought maybe your talking about vitiligo but when you said it looks like a vein I figured out what`s up. as the other friend said they are Cephalic veins. try to exercise more and use your arms (especially dancing. I think Michael Jackson dance can be a good choice for you because he used to use of his arms a lot while he was dancing!)cheesygrin and soon they`ll disappear!
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    Here's a picture of it.. sorry if it's kind of tough to see. 
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    bump, anyone?
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