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Itchy varicose veins

Itching varicose veins may indicate the development of complications including varicose eczema

The pooling of blood in damaged veins, as well as leakage from these veins, results in irritation and inflamation of the surrounding tissue, which causes the itching sensation sometimes associated with varicose veins. Varicose veins expert, Helen Cosgrove, discusses why skin becomes itchy, and what happens if this develops into varicose eczema.


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  • Shirley's photo avatar
    Shirley — 13.07.2018 02:29
    What can I do for the itch


    • Helen Cosgrove's photo avatar
      Helen Cosgrove — 13.07.2018 11:42
      Hiya Shirley, Try our Venaforce horse chestnut tablets or apply the Venagel topically to ease symptoms. Drink plenty of plain water through the day as well to keep hydrated. Remember to let the doctor know to check out your symptoms.


  • patricia wilby-myers's photo avatar
    patricia wilby-myers — 11.05.2018 14:40
    Hot swollen,itchy viens around the front of lower legs and ankles.also excema


    • Helen Cosgrove's photo avatar
      Helen Cosgrove — 14.05.2018 13:56
      Hello Patricia, I hope the information on the page is helpful. Try our Venaforce horse chestnut or apply the Venagel topically to help. Remember to let the doctor know if you are concerned.


  • Robert's photo avatar
    Robert — 23.03.2018 03:29
    Itchy right now best treatment for this


    • Helen's photo avatar
      Helen — 28.03.2018 13:47
      Hi Robert Why not try the tips mentioned above and see if they help you. Do let me know how you get on.


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