Varicose

What is Varicose?

Varicose veins are swollen and enlarged veins that are usually blue or dark purple. They may also be lumpy, bulging or twisted in appearance.

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is this varicose veins?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Varicose vein

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YOu are wondering if the blue vessel you...

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Yes, I am 74 yrs. old and recently notices a bulging vein in my peri anal area...near the outside of my vagina.
What is the cause of this "varicose...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It can be a hemorrhoid

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks for your query.

Varicose vein in the perinatal area can be a hemorrhoid.
They...

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I have a painful dark/blak/purple ptaches around my ankle - could this be vercousis veins?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Unlikely to be varicose veins!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

Varicose veins present with dilated and...

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