Symptoms of Varicose Veins

Symptoms of varicose veins depend on the type and size of the veins. Symptoms of varicose veins may include:

  • Bleeding
  • Bulging, purplish or bluish veins near the surface of the skin
  • Heaviness or aching discomfort of legs when standing, which is relieved by elevating legs
  • Itching/rashes
  • Leg swelling
  • Skin discoloration and skin changes
  • Superficial blood clots (superficial phlebitis)