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Swelling +4 symptoms of varicose veins you should know

Do you suffer from severe leg cramps at night? You could be suffering from varicose veins.

Written by Poorva Chavan | Updated : May 26, 2016 6:06 PM IST

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Varicose Veins

Have deep, red and blue veins that are somewhat bulging started appearing on your legs? They are varicose veins and they start appearing when the reverse blood circulation from the lower limbs to the heart is decreased and the blood is retained in these veins. They are extremely painful and cannot be prevented. But Dr Virender Sheorain, Senior Specialist at Medanta The Medicity Hospital Gurgaon, Haryana, says that if people are aware about the symptoms of varicose veins they can prevent the condition from worsening.

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Leg Cramps At Night

Leg cramps at night--Severe leg cramps at night that cause throbbing pain is also a common symptom of varicose veins.

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Skin Blackening

Blackening of skin--People suffering from varicose veins also observe blackening of skin on the legs.