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Do I Have Vein Disease?

Vein disease may cause aggravating symptoms including:

  • Itching
  • Heaviness/tiredness 
  • Aches/pain/tenderness
  • Burning
  • Numbness/Tingling
  • Night cramping
  • Restless legs

Vein disease may cause visible signs including:

  • Spider veins — especially below your knees or near your ankles
  • Bulging, varicose veins
  • Ankle swelling
  • Skin discoloration — slight or obvious darkening of your skin near your ankles
  • Bleeding veins
  • Ulceration

Only 50% of people with lifestyle limiting vein related symptoms will have obvious, visible signs of vein disease! Stated another way, many people — and their doctors — do not recognize that vein disease may be the cause of their leg problems.

An ultrasound exam shows objective evidence of vein disease. Vein911 will carefully examine your leg veins by evaluating vein diameters and blood flow direction.

Another great way to diagnose vein disease is by wearing high quality, medical-grade graduated compression hose for a few weeks. Most patients with vein related symptoms will experience some relief of symptoms while wearing graduated compression hose. We recommend you wear hose 2 days on and 2 days off for 1-2 weeks to evaluate your symptom response to hose.