What Are Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins

Varicose veins are also called varicosities or dilated veins. They occur when your veins become enlarged and dilated. Varicose veins are usually swollen and raised and can appear as a bluish-purple, or red color. They can be painful. This condition is extremely common in women. Varicose veins affect approximately 25% of adults. Most varicose veins are found on the … Read more