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What could be cause of dark veins on the leg disabling one to walk over a long distance ?

My husband has real dark veins between his ackle and bottum foot. he can only walk so far and his leg starts hurting him so he has to slow down. hes just concern about blood colt or something to be concern about.he said it feels like hes not getting blood to flow right.when he stays off it for awhile the veins arnt so dark redish or purple like.could you tell me what it might be. concern wife..
Asked On : Sun, 10 Jul 2011
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Pain during walking and decrease after resting is sign of deep vein thrombosis.
First go for routine ivestigation,S.B12,B.sugar,Lipid profile.
Doppler study of that leg to rule out deep vein thrombosis.
Consult your physician for better guidance and medical management.
Answered: Sun, 10 Jul 2011
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