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Symptoms can vary from leg aches and pains to disabling ulcerations. Even the smallest cosmetic concern can be a sign of a more serious and treatable, underlying problem. Don’t wait to get your free assessment!
Venous disease results when veins’ walls and valves become damaged and weak.
These are small veins near the skin surface which are usually red, purple or blue in color.
These are veins close to the surface of the skin which become twisted and enlarged.
Leg or skin ulcers are wounds appearing on the surface of the skin.
– Leg pain or swelling
– Dull, generalized aching in the legs
– Restless legs
– Night cramps
– Burning or itching around varicose veins
– Discolored, dry, itching skin near the ankle
– A rash or skin ulceration on the ankle or lower leg
Age – Varicose & spider veins usually appear between the ages of 30-70 and progressively worsen.
Genetics – A family history of varicose veins increases your chance of developing the disease.
Gender – Women are more likely to develop venous insufficiency.
Pregnancy – Hormonal changes during pregnancy or menopause may be a factor.
Obesity – Being overweight puts added pressure on your veins.
Occupation – Standing or sitting for long periods of time increases your risk of venous disease.