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Varicose veins tied to blood clots

Posted at 8:43 AM, Feb 28, 2018

A new study suggests varicose veins may be an early warning sign for potentially deadly blood clots.

While varicose veins are usually harmless, researchers found the veins were associated with a more serious condition called deep vein thrombosis.

It's not clear if the veins cause blood clots or if the two share a similar cause.