I'm 28, 5ft 10, weigh 74kgs; I have bulging veins from my knee up my thigh, should I see a doctor? (Photo)
Doctor Answers 3
Vein of Giacomini
This is the thigh extension of the small saphenous vein, also known as the Vein of Giacomini. It should be treated with endovenous ablation and/or microphlebectomy.
See a certified vein specialist.
Hratch L Karamanoukian MD FACS
Certified Vein Specialist (ABVLM)
See your vascular surgeon!
Bulging, ropy veins can be blue or green. You should be seen by a vascular surgeon for a complete diagnosis for varicose veins.
Your posted picture shows varicose veins and these are due to refluxing (malfunctioning) valves of the saphenous system of veins. These are easily treated by an in office procedure. See a vein specialist.
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