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A 29-year-old male asked:

My left leg and foot are swelled and have thick veins and varicose veins it looks like maybe fluid in my leg the swelling seems to go down when not on?

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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 47 years experience
See vein specialist.: Your symptoms may or may not be related to an underlying vein problem. You should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation including a venous ultrasound of both the superficial and deep venous systems.
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Leg Swelling: You should see your Vascular Surgeon right away. You could be suffering from Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI). CVI occurs when the valves in the vein malfunction causing blood and fluid to pool. Untreated symptomatic varicose veins can cause permanent swelling, ulcers, discoloration and infection.

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Last updated Mar 9, 2017

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