If you have chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), that means the valves in your leg veins have stopped working properly. They’re letting some blood pool in your legs instead of sending it back to the heart. Left untreated, CVI can lead to ulcers and infections in the legs.
Symptoms of CVI
How do you know if you have CVI? Symptoms include:Pain or itchiness in the legs Swelling, especially toward the ankle and lower leg Varicose veins Tired or heavy-feeling legs Leathery-looking or reddish-brown skin Ulcers on the skin
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