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    What are the risk factors for varicose veins?

    I am really worried about getting varicose veins in my legs, what are the biggest factors that would put me at risk?
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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

    The biggest risk factors include increasing age, female gender, pregnancy, family history, being overweight and prolonged standing or sitting.

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