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Do varicose veins temporarily become larger/protrude through the skin more when a muscle is contracted?

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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Varicose veins: when a muscle contracts it forces increased blood into the veins and the varicosities enlarge.
Answered on Sep 28, 2014

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