Spider Veins: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Life with Spider Veins
Though unsightly and often discomforting and painful, spider veins are an incredibly common symptom of chronic venous insufficiency. Here, we'll tell you everything you need to know about this vein condition.
Visual Signs of Spider Veins
Usually appearing on the face and legs, spider veins are small and appear very close to the surface of the skin. They're almost always red, blue, or purple and look a lot like spider webs or tree branches.
- An uncomfortable feeling in the legs
- Throbbing, cramping, or aching
- Restless legs
- Itching around the veins