Varicose veins may cause legs to ache, feel heavy, and tire easily. Feet and ankles may swell towards day’s end, especially in hot weather. Varicose veins may be itchy, and the veins themselves may ache. Leg cramps can be caused by varicose veins. Varicose veins can get sore and inflamed, causing redness of the skin around them. In some cases, patients may develop venous ulcerations.
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About the Author: Dr. Daniel Monahan
Daniel L. Monahan, M.D. opened Vein Surgery and Treatment Center of Northern California in 2001. The name changed to Monahan Vein Clinic in 2011. He is board-certified in surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Treating vein disease is not something to learn in a weekend course. Dr. Monahan’s formal training included more experience in vein treatment than typical surgical training, and he carried this expertise into his practice.