(HealthDay News) -- Varicose veins are enlarged, bulging veins
often found on the thighs, calves or inside the leg that can cause
significant pain when standing or walking. They are rarely serious
but sometimes warrant evaluation by a doctor.
The Womenshealth.gov website lists these signs that varicose
veins should be seen by a doctor:
When varicose veins are tender to the touch, warm, swollen and
If a rash or sores appear on the leg in the ankle area.
If skin color changes or skin thickens around the ankle or
If a varicose vein bleeds.
If symptoms affect your ability to do daily tasks.
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