You will learn about the varicose veins, its symptoms, what causes this condition, and how it can be diagnosed. This common condition is also known as varix, varicose veins, or varicosity. The low part of the body experience troubles with veins: they extend, covering the entire extremities. In most cases, legs get hurt, but not arms. The blood overfills expanded leg veins, and they look like the deep purple ropes. The surface of the affected body area becomes relief. They even may cause pain. Unfortunately, this condition is very common for the adults and about 25 percent of them suffer it especially women.

Let’s identify the indicants of this unpleasant condition. Most notably, it’s the look of the veins. They look like twisted knobby ropes of purple or deep blue color. The damaged area turns very relief. From outside, it looks rather purple. The one can feel itching or even pain in the area of veins. Be ready that your extremities get exhausted faster than the limbs of healthy people. The one can feel heaviness in the legs and arms. Sometimes one can get the quellung in the ankles. If one stand or sit for a long time, these unpleasant feelings may deepen.

The symptoms can be more serious. The quellung may appear on the whole leg if the one remains sitting or standing for a long time. The skin on one’s legs may change its color and become dry and thin. The veins can get sore, and the one will suffer bleeding even after a light injury. The varicose itself is only a condition, but sometimes it reflects the serious problems like DVT (or deep venous thrombosis). In such case, the one will need the professional treatment.