Patients suffering from this condition have enlarged, twisted veins. Any vein that is present near the surface of the skin can become varicose. They primarily influence the veins present in the legs since walking and standing puts more pressure on the veins present in the lower body. For most individuals - Varicose and spider veins - a common and mild variation of varicose veins are most often an aesthetic worry, as in they do not feel confident enough in their skin. However, for other individuals, they can sometimes lead to pain, discomfort, and other serious issues.