Bulging veins with bad swelling of on the legs, ankle, and feet?

Bulging veins. Varicose veins are due to leaking valves in the saphenous vein system. There is a strong hereditary component. Leaking (refluxing) valves can lead to varicose veins, leg and foot swelling. If you have varicose veins, then you should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation including a venous ultrasound to help to make the diagnosis and determine treatment.
Chronic vein insuffi. Valvular reflux in veins and/or prior phlebitis results in chronic venous insufficiency that leads to stasis dermatitis and venous ulcers. See your phlebologist. Therapy and stockings are very effective treatment.
Vascular opinion . You should see a vascular specialist to see how your veins are doing. There are newer procedures that can be performed in office.

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Bulging veins with bad swelling of legs ankles and feet? Associated with snri or estrogen?

Unlikely. The risk factors for development of prominent bulging veins are heredity, pregnancy, prolonged standing/sitting, age, obesity. The subsequent swelling is a result of venous hypertension due to venous valvular incompetence. Seek help by going to www.Phlebology.Org, and search for a qualified phlebologist in your zip code area to help you. Read more...
Not likely to be ... Either one. Although almost any medicine can cause almost any side effect, bulging veins and feet and ankle swelling wouldn't be likely to be due to taking an snri. Estrogen could conceivably contribute to swelling and visible veins but, as dr. Isobe said, neither is likely to be the cause. Bulging veins and swelling generally means that you have an underlying vein problem that should be treated. Read more...

Twitching and and pain in calf and back of knee on left leg. Bulging veins in foot as well. Could this be a dvt?

Not impossible. Stacy, the twitching sounds more like a muscle spasm, but DVT is not impossible, especially if you have risk factors (recent travel, birth control, smoking, recent hospitalizations). It might be a good idea to visit your doctor and get an ultrasound. If you develop chest pain or difficulty breathing, this could be sign of a pulmonary embolism (lung clot), and you should go to the ER. . Read more...
Leg pain and DVT. The symptoms that you describe do not appear to be typical of DVT. You should have a venous duplex ultrasound of your left lower extremity. This is the gold standard examination to make the diagnosis of DVT from the groin to the lower calf. Read more...

My husband is diabetic and has numb toes on one foot and today has bulging veins on that shin and numbness and puffiness. Will this wait till monday to see doctor or is this an ER situation?

Have it looked at. If it is only on one foot then there is a chance he could have a blood clot in that leg and should be looked at today. Swelling in one foot and numbness that came on all of a sudden shouldnt wait. Good luck. Read more...
Why chance it? Get it checked out now. Diabetes with buldging veins and puffiness/swelling can be representative of several serious conditions: especially a clot(phebitis) or infection. Read more...
Numbness in . A diabetic is common. Bulging veins normally is not acute. The concern for an er situation would be a clot in the calf. Usually, this would be painful or very tender but if he is numb may not be able to tell you that. If there is redness or inflammation/swelling to a calf region then it is prudent to go to the er. Read more...
Many possibilities. Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. Read more...

Slightly swollen feet and ankles, red when standing, bulging veins on the bottom of feet. Veins more noticeable/bright blue all over body. 28 female.

Normal can be ugly. You could have kidney or heart problems but at your age I would suspect that you have the sl. swollen feet ofter seen at rest in women. Some of us have relish colored feet from pooled blood and the veins will swell as the fill from gravity. Calf muscles are the major source of return blood flow in the less , so use them and balance will be restored, Walk! Read more...