Are Varicose veins dangerous
Varicose Veins cause pain, swelling, discoloration and rarely blood clot formation. Clots if they extend to Deep veins can result in clot extending to lungs and can be dangerous. However this is very rare occurrence.
Are Varicose veins painful
Varicose Veins can cause pain, aching, tiredness, fatigue, restless legs or completely pain free.
Are Varicose veins itchy
Yes they can be itchy due to inflammation in the skin as a result of relase of iron pigment from blood cell breakdown.
Are Varicose veins hard
Vein can get hard if their is clot formation in them also called phlebitis.
Are Varicose veins normal
Some veins are normal, when they become engorged, painful or unsightly are considered abnormal.
Are Varicose veins deadly
Very rare if their is clot formation with extension to lungs resulting in pulmonary embolism
Are Varicose veins bad
They are more of discomfort than major health problem. But rarely they can result in skin breakdown or venous ulcers and blood clots.
Are Varicose veins sore
They can be very sore and can cause leg tiredness and difficultly and pain on standing for long periods of time.
Are Varicose veins permanent
Most part yes, as veins are formed due to abnormal valves. Even if they are treated, chances are they would come back.
Are Varicose veins hereditary
Yes they do run in families and have genetic component.
Are Varicose veins and spider veins the same
Spider veins are smaller and varicose veins are larger and have more symptoms and problems. But both are due to abnormal valves.
No peripheral vascular disease is due to lack of arterial blood flow where as varicose veins are due to abnormal valves.
Are Varicose veins curable
No , but they can be prevented by regular walking, using compression stockings and occasionally supplements containing horse chestnut.
Varicose veins are very common and large patient population have varicose veins.
Are Varicose veins during pregnancy dangerous
Varicose veins can cause pain, aching, tiredness, fatigue, restless legs during pregnancy. They are not any more dangerous than non pregnant patients.
Are Varicose veins hard to the touch
Yes they can be hard to touch if there is clot formation.
Are Varicose veins covered by hip
Deep veins and upper part of saphneous vein is very close to hip joint.
Are Varicose veins superficial or deep
Are varicose veins superficial or deep
yes they are superficial and deep veins.
Are Varicose veins a disease
It is a genetic condition or triggered by environmental factors which cause vein valves to become abnormal and therefore cause problems.
Are varicose veins common during pregnancy
They are very common during pregnancy due to pressure of Uterus.