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I saw a doctor who diagnosed varicose veins now he wants to do treatment i suspect he is churning what is significance of the condition

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Compression: Compression is best initial treatment. Ultrasound will be needed to identify the severity and location of disease. Best long-term treatment is to abla ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Durgin
19 years experience General Surgery
Pain in leg: A pain in the leg and varicose veins is usually a superficial thrombophlebitis. This is treated with anti-inflammatories and compression. A concern ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Phlebologist: Phlebologist are vein specialists. Many were trained as vascular surgeons, some were trained as interventional radiologist or dermatologists.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Presant
40 years experience Phlebology
Size matters: Veins on the penile shaft are normal. If they seem excessive or become irritated, a consultation with a urologist for exam is warranted.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
Sonogram not X-RAY: A venous ultrasound to look at the saphenous veins would show if the saphenous vein has been closed. 5 years since the closure the vein would be thre ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Varicose veins: If the symptoms are just aching and not swelling and posterior calf pain- i suspect but could not diagnose without seeing you that the problem is not ... Read More
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Varicose: veins can be surgically remediated. My first approach would be arch supports for the tarsal tunnel syndrome. This can take the traction off the nerve ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience Phlebology
Same: A competent phlebologist should be able to preform clarivein procedure as well as radio frequency ablation procedure. Clarivein does not require tum ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Better approaches: This can be treated by injecting the the veins with medicine to make them close off by scarring down. It is done through a small puncture in the vein ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Appropriate Rx: This appears to be a conservative treatment course but the primary concern is why you developed the svt. Is it due to underlying dvt? Chronic venous i ... Read More

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