Symptoms & Risk Factors 2018-12-28T18:37:24-04:00

Symptoms & Risk Factors

Varicose veins and leg pain can be the symptoms of an underlying medical condition,

often involving a circulatory problem.

Symptoms

  • swelling of the legs or ankles (edema)

  • pain that gets worse when you stand and gets better when you raise your legs

  • leg cramps

  • aching, throbbing, or a feeling of heaviness in your legs

  • itchy legs

  • weak legs

  • thickening of the skin on your legs or ankle that is changing color

  • leg ulcers

  • varicose veins

  • a feeling of tightness in your calves

Risk Factors

  • age

  • blood clots

  • varicose veins

  • obesity

  • pregnancy

  • smoking

  • cancer

  • muscle weakness, leg injury, or trauma

  • swelling of a superficial vein (phlebitis)

  • family history of venous insufficiency

  • sitting or standing for long periods of time without moving

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