People with varicose veins may have following symptoms:
- Dark purple or blue veins.
- Twisted veins.
- Heavy legs.
- Burning in legs.
- Worsened pain after long-time sitting or standing.
- Itching around veins.
- Painful cord in the vein.
- Color changes, hardening of the vein.
- Inflammation of the skin.
- Skin ulcers.
Following factors can increase the risk of having varicose veins:
- Family history.
- Long-time standing or sitting.