Varicose veins

What is Varicose veins?

When the valve lets inside the veins fail to push blood against gravity, they result in swollen and engorged veins mostly seen in the lower limbs ,in people who stand for long duration.

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Thank u, just wondering what can be causing palpitation when I walk or strain myself, but they are in thechest or stomach area andradiate through...

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Hi.
Thanks for your query.
Noted the history and understood your concerns.
Varicose veins on legs would not cause pain in upper abdomen or chest....

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My daughter as abnormally almost elephantitis thighs with rolls of fat but the rest of her legs are normal-- She is overweight but her legs just...

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Hello and welcome to HCM,
Excessive fat deposits in the thigh region needs to be shed off since it can lead to many diseases.
Excessive fat...

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