Ulcerated Vein?

Answer An ulcerated vein, usually found on the leg and also called a venous leg ulcer, can be painful, ugly and inconvenient. If you think you may have an ulcerated vein, see your doctor for proper diagno... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Ulcerated Vein

What happens when you cut your vein?

It will bleed profusely for awhile. Pressure would need to be applied to stop the bleeding, if you knicked the vein it wouldn't be more bleeding than what it looks like when you have a needle remov... Read More »

What happens if you cut your vein?

Venous bleeds arent as serious as arterial bleeds. Venous blood is darker and oozes whereas arterial blood is bright red and usually spurting bc of the pressure. Venous bleeds arent life-threatenin... Read More »

Vein Structure?

The circulatory system of arteries, veins and capillaries -- the machinery of body's blood flow system -- is about 60,000 miles long. Veins are located extensively throughout the body.

What is a saphenous vein?

The saphenous veins are the main veins that run up the legs, just under the skin. They carry blood from the lower extremities to the heart. Most varicose veins occur in saphenous veins.BasicsEach l... Read More »