The Kimmel Institute Discusses What Causes A Vein To Bulge Vein problems can develop at any age and can be a cause of embarrassment and discomfort.
Spider veins and varicose veins may not be pretty, but they also may cause you discomfort. Some people experience aching, heavy and painful legs, while other have swelling, throbbing, burning and itching in their legs.
Spider veins are narrow vein discolorations on the surface of the skin, which have a weblike pattern. They may appear anywhere on the body, but most often on the thighs, calves or face.
Varicose veins create two types of problems. For some patients, they are a cosmetic concern that affects self-esteem. Others, however, suffer from pain and other discomforts that negatively affects their respective lifestyles or experience serious medical complications.
Although they are a cosmetic issue for some people, varicose veins can cause significant discomfort. Sometimes serious health complications result. Patients can prepare for a visit to a vein specialist by learning about the associated symptoms and risk factors.