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A condition characterized by dilated and elongated veins that are usually found in the legs but can affect different parts of the body. Normal veins have valves that prevent the backflow of blood and help resist gravity while blood moves back to the heart. In varicose veins, the valves are dysfunctional so blood moves forward and back, causing the enlarged vessels. Varicose veins can be painful. Often the pain worsens after standing for ...Read more
No: I agree with drs. Gotvald and lerner. There are no homeopathic medicines for varicose veins, including horse chestnut (which might help swelling but won't get rid of varicose veins. The one venotonic (medicine for veins) that has been shown in good quality studies to make a difference in leg vein related symptoms (especially swelling) is dalflon 500. Unfortunately, it is not available in the us. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
For symptoms: There are better meds in europe, like daflon 500, not approved in usa, that help symptoms like pain and swelling but don't eliminate vein disease. In us, there are some things that help... Graduated medical compression stockings, exercise, citrus plus bioflavonoid caps, horse chestnut seed extract, rutin, french maritime pine bark pycnogenol caps, reservatrol, but see your doctor first to ask! ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Which is least invasive of rf procedures for the patient, re: venefit targeted endovenous therapy vs. Vnus closure system for varicose veins?
Yes: Skin ulcerations due to vein disease are known as venous stasis ulcerations. Venous pressure due to venous reflux causes fluid leak from distended veins. This stagnation of fluid results in swelling, discoration of the skin, hemosiderin deposits, inflammation.....Skin ulcers. Vein ablation or closure along with compression are the main stay of therapy. See surgeon, american college of phlebology. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Varicose veins: is the venefit targeted endovenous therapy procedure taking the place of vnus closure system or are they two different companies?
Same company: Vnus closure was the first company, using three prong catheter heating up to 85 degrees c. This company was bought out by covidien, and the updated catheter heats up 7 cm tip 120 degrees c. Covidien recently changed procedure name to venefit to suit themselves. The vnus closurefast procedure(old name) is the same as venefit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends of Anatomy: Whether there will be an effective method to "cure" your varicose veins will depend upon your underlying anatomy, which is genetically determined. The most common "curative" procedure is available for people with "saphenous vein reflux". This is typically treated with endovenous ablation therapy with great long-term results. Other patients do not have this pattern & may have higher recurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: For effective treatment of varicose veins it is first necessary to evaluate venous system with an ultrasound study. Subsequent effective treatment may include ablation of the veins using laser or radiofrequency combined with injection of any residual veins that do not clear after the initial treatment. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
VV and treatment: Varicose veins are usually due to heredity and are large bulging veins that occur because broken vein valves cause venous hypertension and enlargement. Treatment can be endovenous thermal ablation (laser or rf), ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy (vein injections with chemical), or surgery. You would need to see a vein specialist to be properly evaluated and treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: Vv are inherited, made worst with age, prolonged standing/sitting, pregnancy, and obesity. Using compression hose, elevating the legs, exercise may help one cope with the symptoms of pain, swelling, restless legs, cramping, but these maneuvers do not cure the vv. Seek help of phlebologist by checking www.Phlebology.Org and find one in your zip code. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
My wife has small varicose veins at multiple places and surgery is not recommended. Is there a cure?
Varicose veins: If your wife has varicose then she should see a vein specialist. There are many ways to treat VV's but in order to treat them, a full venous evaluation is necessary including a venous ultrasound looking for malfunctioning valves of the saphenous system. Usually recommendations to not treat veins are given by those without experience in their treatment. Most VV treatment are minimally invasive. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
What are the means to cure bleeding varicose veins when one is suffering from the same on two legs?
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None that works.: Varicose veins are due to leaking valves in the saphenous vein system. There is a strong hereditary component. There are many potential home remedies such as horse chestnut, diosmin, escin and certain kinds of berries but none of these work. If you have varicose veins, then you should see a vein specialist for a f/u venous evaluation including a venous ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
If abnormal valves function of the great saphenous vein, will removal of it prevent or cure varicose veins?
Usually: I would discourage removal and instead recommend laser ablation. It is safer, less complicated and can be done through a single needle stick. Usually visible varicose veins are due to underlying vein dysfunction such as the great saphenous. Ablation of the great saphenous can lessen the visible veins but some may remain and can be removed through tiny punctures in the skin. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
See phlebologist: Check www.Phlebology.Org, and find a phlebologist in your zip code area. Evaluation with ultrasound of the veins in your legs will provide insight into your vein problem, and the appropriate treatment performed: endogenous ablation of the great/small saphenous veins, phlebotomy of vv, sclerotherapy of reticular/spider veins. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Bleeding varicose: By the time varicose veins are bleeding, substantial venous insufficiency has developed .This places excessive pressure on the veins. The cure is actually control, and the source is identified with ultrasound. The malfunctioning veins are closed down with heat energy, or injected with various substances. A vein specialist can inform you once the diagnostic exams are completed. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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