What is Varicose/Spider Veins?
Varicose veins are enlarged and swollen veins that often develops in the legs and feet. They appear bulgy and twisted in blue/dark purple shades. The main cause for the development of varicose/spider veins is weak vein walls and valves. Various reasons including a sedentary lifestyle, being overweight, pregnancy, etc can increase the chances of varicose vein development.
What Are The Symptoms of Varicose/Spider Veins?
- Aching and heavy legs
- Swollen feet and ankles
- Burning or throbbing sensation in the legs
- Leg muscle cramps, particularly at night
- Itchy, dry, and thin skin over the affected vein
How Can You Get Your Varicose/Spider Veins Tested?
If your varicose veins are causing you pain or discomfort, contact our vein specialist at Springfield Medical Clinic to assess your condition. With proper inspection, our specialist will be able to provide suitable treatment options for you.