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what are the best shoes to wear if you have varicose veins

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Shoes: Won't help your varicose veins.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Varicose veins: Different ways. Compression stockings, leg elevation, strength exercises, prevent excess weight. Laser, surgeries , vein stripping all these three de ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
Change your heredity: Unfortunately the only way to prevent and/or reduce varicose veins (without treatment) would be to change who you had as grandparents. Heredity is the ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
A number of things: I would see a vein specialist/phlebologist. A venous ultrasound of your leg veins should be done to find the cause of your varicose veins and make a t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
27 years experience 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 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Not really: At night I assume you are sleeping. The fact you would be in bed and not standing would negate the need for the compression as no gravity there.....yo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Fischer
10 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Either: Each has some evidence for mild to modest benefit. Exercise, elevation and compression are still the standard though.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
For less than 3 mo.: diosmin seems more popular with users. Both can cause itching nausea and diarrhea. If you need to use one or the other for more that 3 months, see yo ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
Could be normal: Occasional swelling after vein stripping is not uncommon and generally goes away with time. Unfortunately, stockings can sometimes be a problem with ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
No: This is probably a good idea and the chain pharmacy stores usually have dressy looking ones that are adequate as a preventative.
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