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Doctor insights on: Is It True That You Get Spider Veins If You Get Pregnant Even Young

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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Can a 21 year fit person get varicose or spider veins?

Can a 21 year fit person get varicose or spider veins?

YES: Varicose vein & spider veins are a typically a gentically acquired problem (weakened valves within the leg veins) & can appear very early in life. I have treated many patients in the teens and twenties. They get worse the longer you live with them (due to the gravity affect on the faulty valves). Use compression stockings & seek opinion from a board-certified vascular surgeon who treats veins. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spider veins?

How to get rid of spider veins?

Sclerotherapy: Sclerotherapy (injection of a medicine in the vein) is your best option. It works pretty well. Laser is good also. Treatments are simple and although it takes awhile to heal, the results are pretty good. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of spider veins?

How can I get rid of spider veins?

Several options.: There are several options to treat spider veins. The gold standard is sclerotherapy where a solution in injected into the veins to dissolve them. Other options are topical laser, ipl(infrared pulsed light), and fine needle radio frequency such as ellman, veinwave and veingogh. All spider vein treatments usually require several cycles and are well tolerated. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of spider veins?

How can you get rid of spider veins?

Several options.: There are several options to treat spider veins. The gold standard is sclerotherapy where a solution in injected into the veins to dissolve them. Other options are topical laser, ipl(infrared pulsed light), and fine needle radio frequency such as ellman, veinwave and veingogh. All spider vein treatments usually require several cycles and are well tolerated. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spider veins on face?

How to get rid of spider veins on face?

Various Options: I would suggest that you see a vein specialist with an interest in facial vein treatments to look at your face & give you an opinion. There are many useful therapies / devices & which one is best for you depends on the number, size, & location of the veins as well as your skin type. Lasers, Ohmic thermolyis (veinwave / veingogh), radiofrequency heat, & IPL are some options. I avoid injections. ...Read more

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How can spider veins be prevented when young?

How can spider veins be prevented when young?

No preventable way: Thr risk factors for development of vein problems include heredity, pregnancy, obesity, lifestyle (standing long periods), age. One can have spider veins without having underlying venous incompetence. There is no good preventable method to avoid spider veins. ...Read more

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In what way can you get rid of spider veins ?

In what way can you get rid of spider veins ?

Sclero or laser.: Spider veins get their name because they look like spider legs. The short answer is that topical laser or sclerotherapy usually works well but sclerotherapy is usually the treatment of choice. The longer answer is that if you have many spider veins and/or combinations of spiders, reticulars and varicose veins then you should first have a venous reflux exam. You should see a vein specialist. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of spider veins?

Sclerotherapy...: ...Works well for spider veins on the legs. Laser is more commonly used for spider veins on the face. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Spider Angiomas (Definition)

Spider angiomas are a blood vessel condition where there is a red spot with "spider-like" protrusions extending around it, just below the skin. They may be asymptomatic or found at birth, but may ...Read more


Dr. Ted King
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Spider Veins (Definition)

Spider veins is a clinical finding in which there are clusters of dilated blood vessels close ...Read more