While in many cases vein disease is seen on the surface of the skin, in some cases it is not. Symptoms often associated with it include:
In many cases of leg vein disease, what is seen on the surface of the skin is not indicative of what is happening underneath the surface. Small spider veins at the base of a leg may actually be caused by larger veins higher in the leg that cannot be seen. This is why it is important to meet with a doctor who utilizes ultrasound in his diagnosis so that you can accurately diagnose the condition and receive treatment that will provide long-term results.
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As you can see, healthy valves allow blood to flow in one direction. When valves do not function properly blood flows backward, creating strain and damage to vein walls. This results in varicose veins.