Doctor Q&A for Dr. Phillip Hertzman

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Hertzman
49 years experience Phlebology
See a Phlebologist: Sclerotherapy is usual the best method. Evaluation of the venous system is a good idea prior to treatment.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Hertzman
49 years experience Phlebology
Evaluate and treat: First an evaluation by a vein specialist including a duplex ultrasound study to define the source of the veins. Treatment may involve laser ablation o ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Hertzman
49 years experience Phlebology
Treatment possible: The veins should first be evaluated by a vein specialist. Veins are treated differently depending on size and health of the veins that are not visible ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Hertzman
49 years experience Phlebology
See a Phlebologist: This may represent venous insufficiency or possibly a phlebitis. See vein specialist for evaluation.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Hertzman
49 years experience Phlebology
Unusual: These superficial lesions do not usually become infected. Best to have this checked by a vein specialist or dermatologist.
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A 76-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Hertzman
49 years experience Phlebology
Phlebology.org: Check the website for the american college of phlebology and find a physician who is board certified in the field of phlebology.
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Hertzman
49 years experience Phlebology
See a phlebologist: Evaluation including a duplex ultrasound study may show abnormal veins that can be ablated using one of several minimally invasive techniques.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Hertzman
49 years experience Phlebology
No good way: See a phlebologist to discuss options for treatment.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Hertzman
49 years experience Phlebology
Sclerotherapy: Sclerotherapy is usually the best choice.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Hertzman
49 years experience Phlebology
Several: Best options include ablation of abnormal veins using laser or radiofrequency in combination with ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy.
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