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Do you have any remedies to take away bulging varicose veins on legs?

Do you have any remedies to take away  bulging varicose veins on legs?

See Vein Doctor: Modern day treatment of venous insufficiency which results in vv, leg pain, swelling can be nicely treated by a phlebologist trained to do procedures in the office. Using laser or radio frequency heat, major vein reflux can be eliminated, ropy vv can be removed with microphlebectomy, and spider veins treated with sclerotherapy. Phlebology.Org is helpful in finding doctor in your area. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Varicose Veins (Definition)

Varicose veins are dilated, elongated, winding, tortuous veins that are usually found in the legs but can affect different parts of the body. Normal veins usually have valves that prevent the backflow of blood and help resist gravity while blood moves back to te heart. Varicose veins have dysfunctional valves so blood moves forward and back which causes the enlarged vessels. These varicose veins can be painful. Often the pain worsens after standing for a ...Read more


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Do you have any remedies to fade away those bulging varicose veins on legs? And what does estrogen do?

Do you have any remedies to fade away those bulging varicose veins on legs? And what does estrogen do?

Vein specialist: For varicose veins to actually "fade away", you would need treatment. There isn't really any home treatment that will make them fade. I would recommend that you see a phlebologist or vein specialist. ...Read more

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Are there any remedies to fade away the bulging varicose veins on my legs?

Are there any remedies to fade away the bulging varicose veins on my legs?

No: There are medicines that can help your legs feel better but the remedies won't make your varicose veins go away. Compression stockings can improve venous function and relieve some symptoms from the varicose veins but won't make them go away either. Depending on the size of your varicose veins, some doctors do minimally invasive surgery or sclerotherapy to get rid of them. See a vein specialist. ...Read more

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Is having an injection a good remedy for vericose.I ve had an operation 10 years ago and nw on d same leg aside of d operated areas, vericose veins.

Is having an injection a good remedy for vericose.I ve had an operation 10 years ago and nw on d same leg aside of d operated areas, vericose veins.

Could be.: Injection ("sclerotherapy") of varicose veins can work well. Your doctor should check to make sure your underlying veins are normal first. Also, if the veins are very large (say, as big as your finger), you may actually heal faster if the veins are just removed ("phlebectomy"), but your doctor can answer that question better by examining you. ...Read more

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What is a good home remedy for varicose veins?

What is a good home remedy for varicose veins?

Horse Chestnut, Hose: Compression hose / compression stockings, leg elevation, exercise, & weight loss can often help with symptoms of pain & swelling & also slow down the progression of the disease. Horse chestnut extract & diosmin can often help with symptoms as well. But these therapies will not resolve the problem, since the problem is anatomic valve failure inside the veins. Seek a vascular surgeon for opinion. ...Read more

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Does running worsen varicose veins on legs?

Does running worsen varicose veins on legs?

Not really: Running/walking activates the calf muscle pump which propels the blood return from the legs. The exercise activity dilates the vv and makes them more prominent and may result in increased sensitivity and the use of compression hose will lessen the discomfort. Running will not worsen the vv, but standing, sitting long periods will do so. ...Read more

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Does running slowly worsen varicose veins on legs?

Does running slowly worsen varicose veins on legs?

More prominent: As dr. Mountcastle said, there may be a posssibility that running can slowly worsen varicose veins on your legs. Often runners have slender legs with very little subcutaneous tissue. As a result, the veins on runners' legs can be more visible and sometimes look like they are varicose but, in actuality, they are completely normal. ...Read more

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

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

Thermal energy: The best way to get rid of varicose veins is to first treat the diseased vein causing the varicosities with thermal energy- either laser or radio frequency. The varicose veins can then be removed through small incisions( microphlebectomy) or sclerotherapy( injections). Best to see a vein specialist for specific recommendations. ...Read more

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How to get rid of varicose veins on legs cheaply?

See Phlebologist: Workup for vv involves proper documentation of symptoms, physical findings, ultrasound findings, photos, and conservative treatment with use of compression hose. Insurance companies cover the treatment of the malady save for the co-pay and deducible. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more