What the chronic symptoms of varicose veins?

Updated: Feb 28, 2018
  • Author: Robert Weiss, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Common chronic symptoms of varicose veins that should be elicited include the following:

  • Leg heaviness

  • Exercise intolerance

  • Pain or tenderness along the course of a vein

  • Pruritus

  • Burning sensations

  • Restless legs

  • Night cramps

  • Edema

  • Skin changes

  • Paresthesias


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