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My veins are dark blue and swollen I an seventy two and have

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My veins are dark blue and swollen I an seventy two and have heart problems. It is the first time they have been this bad
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.
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Dr. David :

it sounds like you could be having venous status changes in your legs.

Dr. David :

at your age, you could also have a blood clot in your veins as well

Dr. David :

you should go to the A&E and get an ultrasound of your legs to check for DVT or deep venous thrombosis

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do you have a hospital or accident and emergency department close to you?