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How to get rid of purple veins on legs

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 47 years experience
Sclerotherapy: If you have spider veins and they are localized to your thighs then sclerotherapy is probably indicated. If you have varicose veins then you should h... Read More

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Dr. Raffi Dishakjian
Vascular Surgery 35 years experience
Visibly : Visibly bulging veins in the legs are often the result of <a href="http://www.Nuvelaesthetica.Com/veins_new/vein-disease.Html">venous reflux</a>, a co... Read More
Dr. Lornell Hansen
Phlebology 27 years experience
No: Ipl is not a good treatment option for varicose veins. I do believe though that you are not talking about varicose veins. I believe you are talking ab... Read More
Dr. Ted King
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Probably not: I agree with drs. Hansen and d. Ipl might work for very fine spider veins but if your veins are bulging, you are liekly to be disappointed with the r... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
See doctor: Although itchy skin per se is not alarming, when it is associated with purple veins on legs , the problem is likely serious. See your doctor asap.
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Reticular veins: These are superficial veins which can run in family and may be associated with varicose veins.These can be treated cosmetically with sclerotherapy-inj... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Inflammation or infection of the skin and vessels may occur. Keep skin clean and dry, while scheduling an appointment with your PCP.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Red dot PROBLEM: If the red dots do not blanch (/turn pale or temporarily vanish) when you push on them, you need rechecked by a Dr ASAP, as could be indication of ble... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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BMI 15.4: Being "underweight" I assume you are not eating or working out properly. You MUST see your Primary doctor as soon as possible. Please let me know how ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chiang
Rheumatology 11 years experience
No it is unlikely: Small vessel vasculitis often cause painful petechia or ecchymosis for skin most common in legs. For mouth is usually ulcer rather than enlarge vein.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
Phlebology 30 years experience
Inherited !: We can't change inherited disease but can slow down vein formation in the legs with prescription strength graduated medical support stockings for prol... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
The color of veins: If you are overweight this could be the early signs of stretch marks. If these are just veins and you have not noticed them before then I am at a los... Read More

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