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Varicose Veins and Other Vein Disorders
Diagnosis & Tests
If you have vein problems, your healthcare provider will examine your legs to check for symptoms. The exam might include an ultrasound test. This painless test shows which veins and valves are affected, and whether any blood clots or inflammation are affecting the veins deeper in your legs.
Updated: July 2017
Posted: March 2012