Conditions with symptom: 'veins in legs'
My boyfriend has very bad legs with prominent veins and gradually the whole skin around his legs has become dark. I see videos on this website which make me think that this is a pigmentation problem. This is probably why the doctor told him it was nothing. However he does not explain and his varicose legs sometimes are very itchy and there was a burst of 1 vein once and another one seem to burst soon. I have seen his legs deteriorating over the 5 years of our relationship. I just wonder how can someone help so that he feels less heavy on his legs, now in Winter or Summer he suffers on both legs. Doctors do not explain just say this is varicose veins and NHS treatment is only foam treatment which is not suitable for his veins. If you have suggestions on how to help him suffering less, on assessing if this is really pigmentation or not on his skin and how to prevent the itch and the pain when he is at work(he is forklift driver day time and caretaker at a sportscenter evenings and weekends), that would be useful. Kind regards Catherine
Hi there I am 22 years old and have big veins running through both of my legs. Due to my job I stand all day long very briefly being able to sit down. Both my legs swell up quite big, they get very sore and very tender to touch. In the evenings my legs get very twitchy and almost feel like pins and needles and trickling sensation. Over the past few months the veins have got a lot bigger and spread out more. They also feel very heavy. I have been to see my gp I have tried tight socks but they made the veins stick out more. I drink plenty of water and regularly go to gym and have a dog so I do go walking a lot. I have even been told by a gp to use ibuleve gel which I even said wouldn't work! Is there anything I can do? I never was bothered about the look of them but they are getting bigger and more painful now.
Hi I've always had broken veins all over my legs and also I have very veiny boobs and arms :( is there not anything you can do about this? I know there are treatments for broken veins but what about these deep blue veins on my boobs and top of my arms! I'm so self conscious about it.
Lauren, have a chat to specialists in this field.. Start with a Doctor see why it is the way it is and not a condition elsewhere.. Blood flow ect.... Then ask him about specialist that deal with this cosmetically once you know medically you are ok...Also, try using Pharmacies for advice for cover ups creams.. I use a non greasy bronzer on my legs as I have spiders all over one leg..and that works a treat for me, so much so I am contented with that level pro activeness..
is it safe to tattoo over spider veins on your legs. I have loads at the top of my thigh and i have tried the sclyrotheropy treatment but its too expensive. can the tattoo cause any further harm/damage to the veins?
I AM 26 YEARS OLD AND MY FEET ARE PURPLE DUE TO THREAD VEINS I HAVE VERY BAD VEINS IN MY LEGS AND WOULD LIKE TO UNDERGO TREATEMENT BUT I HAVE HEARD ITS VERY EXPENSIVE. I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHERE I COULD GO IN BIRMINGHAM TO UNDERGO MICRO INJECTIONS SCHERLOTHERAPY AND HOW MUCH APPROXIMATELY A COURSE OF TREATMENT WOULD COST.
Dear Lucy, I have the same problem very fine network of thread veins on the top of my feet from the ankle to the toes, I am desperate to get rid of them. did you have any luck with yours ? Can you advise me?
hi I am 19 and have got to children. I had a caesarean with with last child since ive had him ive had so many problems including bulging varicose veins on the back of my legs. I am so self concious about myself so not on are the varicose veins a physical pain they are also an emotional pain. is there anything that can be done to reduce or get rid of them, please help. thanks.
Can protruding veins on forehead be treatable? My problem is when i smile, i have two bulging veins that sticks out from my forehead, looks horrible and its really getting me down. ALways need to cover with a fringe, can never pin it all back due to the veins as people will notice and stare. I would say these are close to varicose veins and desperately want to get them treated as ive lived with this for a number of years. Never noticed them when i was young, and now im 32 its probably due to exercising over the years that caused it to rise to the surface of my skin. Really need some advice, so please help if you can. Thank you.
i have pain in the veins in the top of my legs.
I have thread veins on my legs and want to know, a) what causes them and b) is the cause a matter of concern?
hi sclereotherapy will get rid of them for you , ive had the treatment but i had to pay private as its not available on the nhs anymore,
I'm 31 got spider veins on my legs getting quite depressed about them is there anything I can do to get rid of them and prevent more? Please!
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