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How Long Does Visible Varicose Veins Associated With Pregnancy Last
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
How long should pain last if it is muscle pain? Blood test ruled out DVT & told likely muscle pain behind leg with varicose veins? Leg not red or warm
Not a miracle cure: Sclerotherapy can be a very good options for varicose veins but is not the "miracle cure" people would like it to be. There can also be some potential "problems" from sclerotherapy ,including risks of skin pigmentation, trapped blood, or allergic reactions. Recurrence of new veins is always a possibility, so not always "long lasting". You will need ultrasound first. Phlebectomy also good option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varicose veins with a ulcer how long does the leg take to heal to normal with compression bandages ?
Depends: Compression alone may heal many venous ulcers but there is a high rat of reoccurrence because the underlying problem with the venous system is not treated. It is like putting a splint on a broken arm. See a venous specialist who can treat the underlying cause of the ulcer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was on vacation last month and I would always be close to the bonfires we made. Does that cause varicose veins on the legs?
Cause of Leg Veins: No. Heat to the legs or bonfires would have no association with the development of varicose veins. Varicose veins are typically the result of a genetically inherited condition referred to as venous reflux disease, in which an individual inherits weakened vein valves of the superficial veins of the legs. Sometimes trauma or blood clots can also lead to the development of varicose veins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 5 months postpartum and am now developing what seems like varicose veins in the last month or so. What is this from? Prevention?
My wife has been complaining of painful femoral pulse sincea long time and she is on hrt. Could she have varicose veins?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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