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Is it unhealthy for a teenager to have visible veins in their legs?
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Dr. Lornell Hansen
Phlebology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sometimes
Teenagers can have varicose veins which can cause other symptoms such as pain, aching, heaviness and fatigue in the legs.
Venous insufficiency can also cause cramping, restless legs syndrome and even skin changes in the lower extremities such as eczema.

In brief: Sometimes
Teenagers can have varicose veins which can cause other symptoms such as pain, aching, heaviness and fatigue in the legs.
Venous insufficiency can also cause cramping, restless legs syndrome and even skin changes in the lower extremities such as eczema.
Dr. Lornell Hansen
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It certainly can be
It is not rare for teenagers to develop varicose veins.
If this occurs, i certainly would not consider it to be healthy. Veins like this can symptoms like dr. Hansen mentioned and if a tennager has varicose veins with any of these symptoms, they should be evaluated.

In brief: It certainly can be
It is not rare for teenagers to develop varicose veins.
If this occurs, i certainly would not consider it to be healthy. Veins like this can symptoms like dr. Hansen mentioned and if a tennager has varicose veins with any of these symptoms, they should be evaluated.
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Frine Roca
Pediatrics
In brief: Varicosities
No, definitely not.
These are called varicosities and they shouldn't cause any problems unless they are very disfiguring and causing psychological stress to the teenager.

In brief: Varicosities
No, definitely not.
These are called varicosities and they shouldn't cause any problems unless they are very disfiguring and causing psychological stress to the teenager.
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