Ailments & Conditions

Stages of Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Overview of Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Chronic venous insufficiency is a medical condition that impacts the veins in the legs. It is estimated that it occurs in up to 40 percent of the general public in the United States. In early stages, there are no noticeable symptoms, making it hard to notice. When the disease progresses, it may lead to typical signs, such as swelling, visible veins, pain, ulcers, and skin damage. Visit your doctor immediately when you suffer from related symptoms and ask for medical help. So it is important to understand each stage of chronic venous insufficiency as it may determine the proper treatment option. [1]