A 29-year-old female asked:
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I have a varicose vein in my leg, now ive discovered a pea sized lump (not movable) under my skin where the varicose vein is. tumor??so scared

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Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
30 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Veins and lumps: Varicose veins are dilated veins...up to where you can feel them easily. This also allows you to feel the valves that are part of the veins normal structure. Pull up some pics of vein anatomy to reassure yourself.
Answered on Oct 12, 2016
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