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What are the signs, symptoms of varicose vein?

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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Vein signs

Signs range from visible spider veins to larger flat blue veins to bulging varicose veins to swelling to reddish and/or brownish skin discoloration to waxy shile skin scars to ulceration.
Bleeding can occur and when there is severe inflammation in the vein, you can have redness, swelling, warmth, and pain and tenerness over the affected vein.

In brief: Vein signs

Signs range from visible spider veins to larger flat blue veins to bulging varicose veins to swelling to reddish and/or brownish skin discoloration to waxy shile skin scars to ulceration.
Bleeding can occur and when there is severe inflammation in the vein, you can have redness, swelling, warmth, and pain and tenerness over the affected vein.
Dr. Ted King
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5 doctors agree

In brief: Multiple different

Usually pain, bulging, leg swelling or edema and occasionally bleeding or ulceration.
There are many safe medical and surgical treatments that include thermal ablation and also non thermal ablative techniques or compression stockings. Foam sclerotherpy is also an option for this type of problem

In brief: Multiple different

Usually pain, bulging, leg swelling or edema and occasionally bleeding or ulceration.
There are many safe medical and surgical treatments that include thermal ablation and also non thermal ablative techniques or compression stockings. Foam sclerotherpy is also an option for this type of problem
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Varicose Veins

Bulging veins, swelling purplish or brown discoloration, aches in legs.

In brief: Varicose Veins

Bulging veins, swelling purplish or brown discoloration, aches in legs.
Dr. Steven Saunders
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Vein symptoms

The symptoms of varicose veins can include leg aching, pain, heaviness, tiredness, fatigue, itching, burning, swelling, throbbing, restlessness, and cramping.
Typically the symptoms get worse the longer you are on your feet during the day. Exercise can make the smptoms better or worse, depedning on the severity of your trouble.

In brief: Vein symptoms

The symptoms of varicose veins can include leg aching, pain, heaviness, tiredness, fatigue, itching, burning, swelling, throbbing, restlessness, and cramping.
Typically the symptoms get worse the longer you are on your feet during the day. Exercise can make the smptoms better or worse, depedning on the severity of your trouble.
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Varicose veins

Swelling,discomfort,heaviness tiredness itching,achy sensation

In brief: Varicose veins

Swelling,discomfort,heaviness tiredness itching,achy sensation
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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