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Venous insufficiency

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Malvehy
Phlebology 21 years experience
No : If you have discoloration, your venous insufficiency is serious and you are at risk of developing a leg ulcer, even if your legs feel fine. Elevate yo... Read More
Dr. Douglas Joyce
Phlebology 40 years experience
Often: Once the underlying venous problem is eliminated the discoloration often fades over time.
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 47 years experience
Leg discoloration.: Thr brownish leg discoloration which happens as a result of venous insufficiency is due to long standing increased back pressure in the veins especial... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
CVI: Venous insufficiency is described as the reduced ability of the veins to provide an adequate return of blood back to the heart from the lower extremit... Read More
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 47 years experience
Venous insufficiency: Venous insufficiency can be due to malfunctioning of the superficial or deep venous system of valves and is called superficial or deep venous insuffi... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Zimmet
Aesthetic Medicine 43 years experience
Vein pooling: Veins return blood to the heart. Cvi occurs when there is reduced flow or pooling in leg veins, causing leg swelling, inflammation, & ulceration. The ... Read More
Dr. Joel Gotvald
Vascular Surgery 25 years experience
Venous Insufficiency: Venous insufficiency usually involves the leg veins. It is a condition in which the valves of the leg veins stop functioning properly to carry venous... Read More
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Veins not working: Drs. Zimmet and gotvald's explanations of venous insufficiency are excellent. You need an ultrasound examination with a vein specialist and to see wh... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Start with a : Very old compression stocking of 20-30
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 29 years experience
There are two types: Chronic venous insufficiency is when veins do not pump enough oxygen-poor blood back to the heart. This is caused by the valves in the veins leaking o... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Dvt: DVT happens in veins where blood movement is sluggish or even minimal. Venous stasis predisposes to DVT. Particularly when leg muscles are not active... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Presant
Phlebology 41 years experience
Venous reflux grades: Venous insufficiency grading is an older method of quantifying severity. Hach proposed 4 grades. Grade three describes saphenous vein reflux extending... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodolfo Farhy
Cardiology 36 years experience
Not sure: It is interesting that you receive that information. I am not aware of grade 3 venous insufficiency classification. Ther is a ceap classification. C3 ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Vascular surgeon: Training provided to vascular surgeons to learn about the pathophysiology of the disease and the treatment options.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Whitfield
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Lymphedema: When the veins don't return the blood and fluids back to the heart efficiently swelling occurs in the lower legs. As time passes the skin becomes dark... Read More

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