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5 reasons you should not be ignoring the visible blue veins (varicose veins)

What are Blue veins under the skin? The appearance of blue veins under the skin is not worrisome every time. However, it is also not a condition that should be ignored. Doctors refer to these twisted, bulged or swollen veins that appear below the skin as varicose veins. Untreated varicose veins can progress to serious […]

VARICOSE VEINS – SKIN CHANGES CAN BE PERMANENT

In the development of varicose veins, skin changes like redness, itching, eczema, blackening, pigmentation, hardening of skin is noted followed by eventual breakdown of the skin forming an ulcer / open wound. Why and how does skin get affected in varicose veins? The walls of the veins are thin and elastic like a balloon, sometimes […]