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Itchy arms and feet, dry skins, prominent veins. Peripheral vein disease?

my upper hands and forearms are severely itchy with protruding large veins and very dry skin . Why is this happening. Also same thing on my upper feet and ankles. My hands and feet are beginining to look like lizards. Its extremely uncomfortable and ugly. It keeps me awake especially at night. Do I have a desease of peripheral veins?
Asked On : Sun, 11 Nov 2012
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Radiologist, Interventional 's  Response

You might be suffering from Varicose veins.

You need to have a Doppler Ultrasound to look for these.

This can be treated by by non invasive means if this is indeed varicose veins.


Dr.Saurabh Joshi,
Vascular Interventional Radiologist
Answered: Fri, 12 Jul 2013
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