Varicose veins, also known as varicoses or varicosities, occur when your veins become enlarged, dilated, and overfilled with blood. Varicose veins typically appear swollen and raised, and have a bluish-purple or red color. They are often painful.
The condition is very common, especially in women.
•Prominent dark purple or blue blood vessels, visible on the thigh and calf muscles.
•Heavy felling in legs
•Sore legs, often accompanied
•Swelling in the ankles or feet after standing for a prolonged length of time