When I was in my third pregnancy, I developed veins alongside my knee, right above my calf. They went away when I had the baby, but then came back for the next two pregnancies and didn't go away afterwards. They are swollen and ugly. Now, I know sometimes, varicose veins are simply a cosmetic problem, just something not nice to look at... but these ache sometimes, and they feel warm to the touch, at times, I've even felt light-headed and Ive noticed a new bulge in my ankle, by my achilles. What are the signs that it's more than simply ugly veins, and has become a medical problem?View Thread
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