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varicose veins on legs

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience in Phlebology
Bulging Veins.: Varicose veins are bulging grape-like appearing veins which are most commonly seen on the legs. These are due to leaking(refluxing) valves usually in ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
No: This activity has no effect on the varicose veins. Wear support stockings and if concerned, see your pcp for advise on further options. Don't stop e ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
Compression stocking: The cheapest treatment is to wear properly fitting graduated compression stockings. It doesn't get rid of the veins but it does usually make your leg ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
27 years experience in Neurology
Varicose veins: Sclerotherapy. Uses a highly concentrated saline (salt) solution or a specially made detergent that is injected directly into the vein, causing the ve ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
Compression stocking: There are a few things that can probably help. Try to avoid standing for long periods of time, if possible. Lose weight, if overweight. Wear at lea ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: There are many treatments available and most are done in your doctors office. Depends on your symptoms and severity, simple injection (sclerotherapy) ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Let's see: Bulging varicose veins don't necessarily have to be treated. If they are unsightly and if they are painful, they can be treated. See a reputable sur ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
34 years experience in Phlebology
Several options: True varicose veins cannot appear on the arms. Varicose veins of the legs can be treated by several different therapies, depending on the exact detail ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
For the restrictive : Cardiomyopathy or varicose veins? Restrictive cm can result from multiple things some reversible and some not....Have him talk to his cardiologist.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Teresa Menendez Hood
36 years experience in Cardiology
Restricitve cm: There are some treatments for this but there is no cure. There is usually signs of impaired filling of the heart and thus there is venous engorgement ... Read More
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