A 37-year-old female asked:
How is venous insufficiency diagnosed? i have visibly vascular legs and hands, sensitivity in calves behind knee, eyes get red and dry. red fingers. inflammation as indicated by elevated igg/igm, but esr and crp are normal. vasculitis?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see a doctor, preferably a rheumatologist. Wish you good health!
Reviewed Jan 21, 2022
Dr. Donald Colantinoanswered
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Venous insufficiency of the legs is diagnosed with an ultrasound. On the other hand vasculitis is best looked for by a rheumatologist who will take a thorough history & system review and then order appropriate testing in order to make an accurate diagnosis.
Answered Jan 21, 2022
Last updated Jan 21, 2022
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