Is this vein above my ankle that enlarges when standing ankle problematic? (photos)
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Bulging vein in foot
I would only be concerned about the vein if it was causing you discomfort or you were suffering with pain, swelling, fatigue or heaviness in that leg, which are all symptoms of venous disease. If not I would simply advise you to follow up annually to see if the reflux is worsening or the vein is becoming more enlarged. If at anytime you become symptomatic, then I would consider treatment.
Normal saphenous vein
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