Varicose veins are a common disease

Here you will find answers to your questions on spider veins

Frequently asked questions

Can spider veins cause symptoms?

Yes, even spider veins can cause symptoms. Evidence of stabbing pain, swollen legs, tingling, and other abnormal sensations can be found now and again in the literature.

Spider veins often occur together with large varicose veins, which are always a medical problem requiring Treatment. In most cases, spider veins are only a cosmetic problem. However, that is bad enough and can effectively ruin the whole summer. Surveys have shown that spider veins bother women much more than any other cosmetic problem. Thus, spider veins are painful for some but more of a mental stress for others.

Before treating spider veins, the doctor should always check whether the patient already has significant varicose disease.