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Venous stasis

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience in Wound care
Venous stasis: The issue is one of vein hypertension, due to the impeded flow of blood returning to the heart, especially in the legs. This is due to incompetent va ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Presant
40 years experience in Phlebology
Get the blood moving: Venous stasis is sluggish flow due to venous insufficiency (valve damage) or calf muscle dysfunction due to bedrest, improper gait/footwear or injury. ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Thomas
18 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Compression: The best way to deal with pain and aching often associated with venous stasis is to prevent it! compression stocking are the mainstay of therapy. Mos ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Thomas
18 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Compression: The best way to deal with pain and aching often associated with venous stasis is to prevent it! compression stockings are the mainstay of therapy. Mo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Schlessel
Specializes in General Surgery
No: No only treatable and controllable.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Joyce
39 years experience in Phlebology
Sort of: Venous stasis is a condition of skin changes which is due to an abnormality in Venous return. It is generally cost by Val problems that allow blood fr ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience in Phlebology
Sluggish blood flow: Stasis means sluggish or absent blood flow. This can occur because of obstruction[ ie blockage] or alteration of blood hemodynamics. In the lungs it ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience in Wound care
Venous stasis: The issue is one of vein hypertension, due to the impeded flow of blood returning to the heart, especially in the legs. This is due to incompetent va ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience in Wound care
Venous Ulcer RX: Compression is the key to treating venous stasis ulcerations. In a comprehensive wound care center, there are many different types of compression used ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Clotting of vein: The portal vein carries blood from bowel to the liver. It also runs near the pancreas. Portal vein thrombosis can occur with inflammatory conditions o ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
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
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
29 years experience in Phlebology
Give more detail: What do you mean by venous stasis all over? What symptoms? Did any event like injury happen before? Any illnesses?
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fox
Dr. David Fox answered
40 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Sort of: Arterial insufficiency is not a primary cause of edema, however, patients with very severe arterial insufficiency manifesting as ischemic rest pain wi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience in Interventional Radiology
See: Vascular web.Org or sirweb.Org for good info.
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A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
No permanent cure.: Stasis dermatitis is caused by sluggish blood flow in the veins of the legs due to breakdown of valves in those veins. There is no permanent cure as y ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Purtill
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Not Really: You can buy anything on the internet. Various herbal remedies are out there, but they don't work. They will not fix damaged skin from poorly functioni ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Zimmet
42 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Yes, to a point: Veins return blood to the heart. Cvi occurs when there is reduced flow or pooling in leg veins, causing leg swelling, inflammation, &ulceration. Most ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Can help: With venous ulcers hyperbaric oxygen can help by increasing oxygen tension to the localized area. However you need to be evaluated to determine if the ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
Venous thrombosis-: Typical causes for leg thrombosis are sedentary lifestyle ie prolonged sitting localized trauma- to include recent leg surgery obesity as well as b ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Rare condition: Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (cvst) is a rare form of stroke that results from thrombosis (a blood clot) of the dural venous sinuses, which drain ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
17 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Clot in the vein.: Venous thrombosis is a blood clot in the vein, which is a vessel that carries blood from an organ back to your heart. Typically we talk about venous t ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Presant
40 years experience in Phlebology
Yes, CVI worsens : Chronic venous insufficiency results from damage to venous one-way valves that prevent gravity from pulling blood down to your feet. The pressure with ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience in Wound care
Stress Veins: Not specifically. Stress is never a helpful thing--we do not recommend stress to help cure our patients no matter what the disease may be. Venous stas ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Physiology: The jugular vein connects directly to the superior vena cava and then to the right atrium of the heart. When the heart is overfilled, the jugular vein ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
With treatment: If they go on anticoagulant medication, they can.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Uzma Chaudhry
17 years experience in Internal Medicine
Vascular surgeon: It is dead, necrotic tissue. It needs to be debrided (cut) or put a cream called santyl on it. Discuss with your primary care doctor. Get a referral t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience in General Surgery
Not gravity: Incompetent valves in the venous system of the leg, especially the saphenous vein, lead to varicose veins. Of course, they would not occur except that ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sheppeck
35 years experience in Vascular Surgery
No: venous stasis, usually referring to blood pooling in the veins of the legs is due to incompetent leaking valves in the vein there. The pooling blood l ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
Compression: Compression is the mainstay of treatment for venous leg ulcers. See a doctor who is experienced with compression ( your pcp, wound care specialist, o ... Read More
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