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A 36-year-old female asked:

I have a leg varicose veins but not yet bulging how could i get rid of them?

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Dr. Kathy Nieder
Family Medicine 40 years experience
See a specialist: Varicose veins tend to be hereditary. They are best treated by a vascular surgeon. Compression hose and walking help to reduce their effect on people.
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
Phlebology 30 years experience
Look on the national website: www.phlebolgy.org for a vein specialist in your area. There are different doctors that specialize in veins: vascular surgeons, general surgeons, cardiac,....interinterventionalradiologists....
Sep 10, 2012
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Ultrasound: First to determine cause and mapping of veins. Wear compression jose in mean time. Treatment would be either vnus closure, microphlebectomy or injection sclero. www.vein-cure.com.
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 31 years experience
Physician Review: Varicose veins of the lower extremities can have various sources. The varicose veins are a result of pooling of blood with increased venous blood pressure. The best way to close the varicose veins can be determined on physical exam and a focus venous ultrasound examination by a physician skill in treating venous disease. Check out the american venous forum or american college of phlebology.
Dr. Ted King
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Have an evaluation: The most important thing that needs to be done is to have a venous ultrasound as the others have said. With this information, a vein specialist can make a treatment recommendation for you. There are a number of options that are available and you will be able to discuss them all with the doctor that you see.

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A 36-year-old female asked:

I have leg varicose veins.. What shall I do to get rid of them..?

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Dr. Prabhat Sinha
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Vascular surgeon or: Get injected with saline by a vascular surgeon or you can try a plastic surgeon.
A 48-year-old member asked:

What is the quickest way to get rid of varicose veins?

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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 47 years experience
Close leaking valves: Varicose veins are a result of malfunctioning valves usually in the saphenous system. The first step in treatment would be to obtain a venous reflux ultrasound to make the diagnosis and help plan treatment which could be laser or radiofreqency closure of the valves usually with microphlebectomies and possible sclerotherapy or ultrasound directed sclerotherapy. You should see a vein specialist.
A 43-year-old member asked:

Is there a way to get rid of varicose veins naturally?

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Dr. Denny Rodenberg
General Surgery 31 years experience
What's natural?: No creams, ointments, injections or procedures? How about support hose? Good prescription hose will help, but they must be worn. Taking every opportunity to use gravity and elevate will help. Prolonged standing must be avoided. Exercise can help. Cure or management?
A 30-year-old member asked:

What is the best way to get rid of varicose veins?

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Varicose veins: Different ways. Compression stockings, leg elevation, strength exercises, prevent excess weight. Laser, surgeries , vein stripping all these three depends on severity of varicose vein and your budget (most of the time this is consider cosmetic).
A 39-year-old member asked:

What methods are used to get rid of varicose veins?

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Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 31 years experience
Ultrasound Review: Varicose veins of the lower extremities can have various sources. The varicose veins are a result of pooling of blood with increased venous blood pressure. The best way to close the varicose veins can be determined on physical exam and a focus venous ultrasound examination by a physician skill in treating venous disease. Check out the american venous forum or american college of phlebology.

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