Why is my left foot and ankle so swollen. Have vericos veins and looks purpleish down foot. Had cramp on inside of lft thigh. Hands and legs get numb.

Vein problems. you are having vein problems beside your varicoses vein,your deep vein system is not working as good as it supposed to be,that why you are having the swelling and the discoloration. you need to wear knee high pressure stocking all the time,you can takes them off while you are in bed and while you are keeping your legs elevated. avoid long standing,and sitting,walk frequently.and keep your legs up.

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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?

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. Read more...
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. Read more...

I have varicose veins in my left leg. Tonight is realized one is more swollen and looks bruised. Should I contact my doctor or just keep my leg up?

See vein specialist. Varicose veins are due to malfunctioning (refluxing) valves usually of the saphenous system. You certainly may have bruised your vein or you may even have a clot in the vein (superficial phlebitis). You should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation including a venous reflux exam. This will both diagnose your problem and help to formulate a treatment plan. Read more...
Vein specialist. There's no reason to ignore this problem. See a vein specialist and get treated definitely. Treatment is in office under local anesthesia. Miamibeachvein.Com or phlebology.Prg to learn more. Read more...
Yes contact Dr. You have at least varicose veins and possibly more serious underlying issues. You should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation including a venous reflux exam. This will both diagnose your problem and help to formulate a treatment plan. Read more...
Varicose vein. Sounds like an internal rupture but would recommend evaluation sooner rather than later. Read more...

I have varicose veins and after I have sex if I stand on my feet for awhile (cleaning or cooking) my leg starts to hurt very bad. Why is this?

Strange! It is not common for 25-year-olds to have varicose veins, nor is it common for them to hurt. If you have had one-sided leg pain and swelling, you could have a blood clot and may need to have it checked out. One quickie answer would be to try advil (ibuprofen) 600mg prior to sex and to wear compression stockings always. Not the most appealing, i know, but you need to stop the progression. Also, find the cause! Read more...
Valvular reflux. Varicose veins worsen when standing and lessen when supine or lying. This is due to the underlying cause of varicose veins which is malfunctioning of the valves in the saphenous system. When you are upright, the venous pressure builds up in the veins, the valves reflux and blood flows backwards resulting in increased venous back pressure. You should see a vein specialist for a venous reflux exam. Read more...
Venous reflux. U need to have a venous "reflux" study as you sound as if the greater saphenous vein (at the junction of the femoral vein) is incompetent or exhibits relfux.. Read more...
High vein pressure. Varicose veins are caused by incompetent valves between part of your superficial leg veins (varicose) to deep veins. Thus, through incompetent connection (valve/valves), blood from deep vein is entering surface vein opposite normal flow direction. Varicose veins accumulate pressure in lower parts of legs & can cause pain & skin changes. Vulvar varicose veins can cause intercourse pain. Treatable. Read more...
Gravity, pressure. Varicose veins swell when you stand on your feet and gravity draws blood into them over time. They swell after sex because vigorous activity may increase the pressure in your chest and abdomen while your blood vessels in your body are dilated due to the various hormones circulating at the time. These are both normal for varicose veins. Have your veins removed by a specialist , a phlebologist. Read more...

How long does leg cramps associated with varicose veins last?

Until VV fixed. Muscle cramping is often a common symptom of venous insufficiency, and when this is corrected, the cramping often lets up within days/weeks. See www.Phlebology.Org, and check out a phlebologist in your area who can help you sort out the cause. Read more...
Until fixed. If the cramping is caused by varicose veins, symptoms will not go away until the veins are treated correctly. You can try compression stockings of at least 20-30mmhg. If you feel that the cramping may be coming from varicose veins you should have a duplex ultrasound completed in the standing position. Read more...
Until you treat. Drs. Isobe and hansen are right. They won't go away until you do something to treat your veins. Fortunately, not every visible vein has to be treated before you get relief. Nevertheless, if you don't do something about your veins, you might never get any relief. See a vein specialist. Read more...