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varicose vein inflammation and dark skin on the abdomenal region

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
25 years experience in General Surgery
Antiinflammatories: Ibuprofen type medicines are best used for relieving inflammation. Most insurance companies now require a trial of conservative care before approving ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience in Phlebology
Abdominal Veins/Mass: Varicose veins are due to malfunctioning valves (reflux) of the saphenous system of veins. It would be most unlikely for an abdominal mass to cause v ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Varicose veins: when a muscle contracts it forces increased blood into the veins and the varicosities enlarge.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Presant
40 years experience in 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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
No: may be a varicosity that has clotted. Or may be a node due to inflammation.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
30 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Veins and lumps: Varicose veins are dilated veins...up to where you can feel them easily. This also allows you to feel the valves that are part of the veins normal st ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience in Phlebology
See vein specialist.: There is a high association of varicose veins with pregnancies. If your vein is bulging it most likely is a varicose vein due to saphenous vein reflu ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Presant
40 years experience in Phlebology
Stretch marks: Stretch marks are damage to the skin by tensile forces which damage collagen fibers. They may respond to laser therapy or intense pulsed light dependi ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience in General Surgery
Surgeon,vein special: Venous reflux treated by several office procedures. I prefer Venefit, which is destruction of bad veins. Very well tolerated.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Fete
Dr. Eric Fete answered
21 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Stockings: medical grade compression stockings (15-20 mm Hg or higher) will help with symptoms but to eliminate the veins you need to see a phlebologist or vascu ... Read More
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