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What are Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins are enlarged, twisted and bulgy veins that protrude on the surface of the skin or are seen underneath the skin, they are also called as varicosities. Spider/reticular veins are milder form of the varicose and are seen as blue and red tattoo like lines on the skin.
Varicose veins are typically found in the leg region. In the initial stages they cause just cosmetic problems but as the disease progress a myriad of problems can occur.

Such as

Heaviness and fatigue in the legs which increases as the day progresses.
Swollen legs with swelling increasing on prolonged standing and sitting.
Regular muscle cramps.
Complains of regular itching in the leg with burning sensations.
Non healing ulcers (wound) typically on the inner side of the ankle region.

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Types of varicose veins

There are several types of varicose veins, such as:

Symptoms of varicose veins

The primary symptoms of varicose veins are highly visible, misshapen veins, usually on your legs. You may also have pain, swelling, heaviness, and achiness over or around the enlarged veins.


Large veins that you can see on your skin.


Mild swelling of your ankles and feet.


Painful, achy, or "heavy" legs.


Throbbing or cramping in your legs.


Discolored skin in the area around the varicose vein.


Skin discoloration around a varicose vein

Our Treatments

Symptoms worsen throughout the day, and can usually be improved with use of compression stocking or by elevating the feet.

  •   Lifestyle Changes

    A regular exercise program and weight loss can help relieve the symptoms of spider veins and varicose veins.

  •   Sclerotherapy

    ometimes the conservative management of spider veins and varicose veins at home may not yield the desired results.

  •   Laser Therapy

    Laser therapy is another alternative medical procedure that also can be performed in your physician's office.

  •   Radiofrequency Ablation

    Endovenous radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive procedure that is similar to endovenous laser treatment.

Diagnosing varicose veins

To diagnose varicose veins, your doctor will do a physical exam, including looking at your legs while you're standing to check for swelling. Your doctor may also ask you to describe any pain and aching in your legs.

Varicose veins typically appear swollen and raised, and have a bluish-purple or red color. They are often painful.

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