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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    What are the symptoms of varicose veins?

    My mum had problems with varicose veins and now I am getting older I am wondering what symptoms I need to look out for in case I get the same thing?
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    Dr Domenic Robinson

    Vascular Surgeon

    Dr Domenic Robinson is a Melbourne trained endovascular and vascular surgeon specialising in arterial and venous conditions. Dr Robinson has a strong focus on improving … View Profile

    Common symptoms include aching, or throbbing; swelling and heavy feeling in the legs usually worse at the end of the day or after prolonged periods of sitting or standing; itchiness around the varicose veins; skin rashes, discolouration or inflammation.
    Uncommon symptoms include thrombosis, bleeding, skin damage and ulceration

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