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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Varicose Veins Veins that become abnormally thick, full of twists and turns, or enlarged anywhere over the body but mainly in the legs and thighs can be just a cosmetic concern or could cause pain and discomfortfor others and result in vein removal. VARICOSE VEINS are ones that bulge through the skin and can be felt by touching. SPIDER VEINS are smaller and look like short,fine lines. What are they? Symptoms - dark purple or blue in color- appear to be twisting/bulging(Painful)-achy/ heavy feeling- burning/throbbing/muscle cramping in lower legsworsened pain after siting/standing for a long period of time- itching- skin ulcers around your ankle (requires medical attention, can mean you have vascular disease) Serious? Care Self Care:exercise, elevation, or wearing compression stockings can ease the pain and prevent them from getting worse- see a doctor if the self-care doesnt work and your concerned about your appearence with them. double click to change this header text! AGE: as you get older your veins lose elasticity causing them to stretch, valves become weak,blood pools in your veins causing them to becomevaricose.PREGNANCY: increased volume in blood but decreasedflow of blood from legs to pelvis, may appear for firsttime or worsen in late pregnancy, usually veins thatdevelop during pregnancy improve within 3 months after pregnancy w/o medical treatment. Causes Risk Factors - Age : wear and tear on valves- Sex: Hormone replacement therapy/ birth control- Family History- Obesity: pressure on the veins- Standing/ Sitting long periods: blood doesnt flow well
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