What is Varicose Veins?


Varicose veins are very common problem now days. The disease is marked by enlarged veins that we can see under the surface of skin. Commonly these veins are found twisted and visible as blue and dark purple as per the severity of the condition. These blue and purple budges usually happen in legs, feet and ankle. This problem can be painful and itchy. Although, varicose problem is not very serious, but in some condition, this can be very serious, like blood clot can happen.

The cause of the varicose veins problem usually occurs, sitting for long hour, wearing tight clothes and obesity.

Who likely to have varicose veins:

Age: Ageing can be one reason for the varicose veins. While age is in creasing veins lose elasticity and stiffen.

Gender: Due to hormonal changes varicose problems can happen. People who are pregnant or taking the birth control pills or going through menopause have higher risk to have this problem.

Family History: This can be inherited.

Lifestyle: There are a lot depend on the someone lifestyle, if a person is standing or seating for long period, which decrease the blood circulation. Tights clothes can be also one reason for the varicose veins.

Overall, Health: there few health condition can be reason for the varicose veins like: severe constipation, certain tumours.

Tobacco Use: All the person who consume tobacco are on higher risk for this problem.

Weight: Higher weight can also cause the varicose veins problems

What are the symptoms of Varicose veins?

  • Bulging Veins
  • Heavy Legs
  • Itching
  • Pain
  • Swelling of legs
  • Skin discoloration and ulcer

How Varicose Veins Diagnosed:

This is close to skin surface and very easily can be identified by an expert. Who can do physical examination of your symptoms and can identified? If, expert wants to see the detailed report, he or she can ask to do ultrasound.

Dr B D Pathak is the expert surgeon and have treated many varicose veins patient. He has expertise in treating this disease and have treated patient from all over India. The treatment for this is available and this disease is 100% treatable. Dr B D Pathak practices at Fortis Hospital Faridabad. You can get in touch with him for the further any queries.


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