Are there any bad side effects with having vericose veins? I'm only 22.

Treat Varecose Veins. Varicose veins can lead to many problems including aching, cramping, pain and swelling in the legs. Long term varicose veins can also have the potentiaol to cause brownish discoloration of the legs, lymphedema and even phlebitis, bleeding and venous ulcerations. Varicose veins starting at an early age only worsens with time. You should see a vein specialist for a veinous evaluation.