Varicose veins

Overview

Varicose veins are gnarled, enlarged veins. They occur most commonly in the legs and feet.

Symptoms

For many people, varicose veins are simply a cosmetic concern, but for others, they cause aching pain, and discomfort. They may also signal a circulatory problem.

Treatments

Treatment involves self-care or procedures to close or remove veins.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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