Lumpy, bumpy bulges on legs that can be discolored bluish or reddish are called varicose veins. Symptoms can include leg swelling, aches, or itching.
It’s a common problem, with one in five adults dealing with varicose veins. The cause is mainly hereditary.
“They have abnormalities in these tiny little valves in the veins in their legs and the circulation in their legs isn’t efficient,” said Dr. Lewis Owens, a vascular surgeon at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital Vascular and Vein Center. “Over time, ...Continue Reading →