A 29-year-old female asked:
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i have a long blue vein that runs down my inner thigh that is prominent when standing but disappears when i put my leg up.not varicosed.what is this?

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Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
Need vein eval.: What you describe sounds like the saphenous vein. In some people this is a prominent but normal vein and in others it could be abnormal. This vein could also be a reticular vein. You should see a vein specialist for an evaluation.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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