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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. Tanya Russo
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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 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?

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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What is a natural way to get rid of spider veins?

No Natural Remedy: Unfortunately, there is no natural way to get rid of spider veins. Options to get rid of spider veins include sclerotherapy and laser treatments. There are some nutritional supplements that can help with symptoms of veins but they dont get rid spider veins. The creams and pills that claim they get rid of spider veins or varicose veins are a waste of money or worse. i recommend a vein specialist. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent or get rid of spider veins?

Why spider veins?: The main reason why spider veins occur is because of heredity. Unless you can change who you have as grandparents, there is little you can do preventatively. Hormones, truama, and sun exposure can also play a role. Stockings can help to reduce any symptoms you might have from your spider veins but without changing your genetics, you won't stop them from appearing in the first place. For treatment, . ...Read more

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I am wondering how to get rid of facial spider veins?

I am wondering how to get rid of facial spider veins?

Multiple options: Facial spider veins can be treated by multiple modalities including ipl, laser, sclerotherapy, micro needle radio frequency, veinwave, veinxpert (theromcoagulation) and veingogh(ohmic thermolysis), all of these can work and what is best for you can be determined by your treating physician. ...Read more

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Could you help me on how i can get rid of spider veins.?

Could you help me on how i can 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 did I get spider veins and how can I get rid of them?

Causes vary: Spider veins can be caused by trauma, hormones, heredity, or lifestyle. They can be treated either by sclerotherapy (injection of irritating solution into the vein) or by laser treatments. Smaller spider veins work best for laser. The larger purple spider veins usually require sclerotherapy. ...Read more

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What is a healthy and natural way to get rid of spider veins?

What is a healthy and natural way to get rid of spider veins?

Sclerotherapy: Sclerotherapy, the process of injecting detergent solutions like sotradecol/polidocanol, and others such as glycerine into the sv using a small gauge needle is an effective way of eliminating them. Small sv can be treated with laser. ...Read more

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Spider veins: what is the best way to get rid of them completely?

Sclerotherapy: Sclerotherapy (injection of a medicine in the vein) is your best option. The medicine can be Sotradecol, Polidocanol or hypertonic saline. It works pretty well. Laser is good also. Treatments are simple and although it takes awhile to heal, the results are pretty good. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How can I hide/get rid of spider veins on legs?

How can I hide/get rid of spider veins on legs?

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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Are spider veins prone to get DVT during pregnancy? what are chances?

Are spider veins prone to get DVT during pregnancy? what are chances?

Spider veins: Spider veins are not at increased risk to develop DVT during pregnancy. Spider veins are only superficial tiny veins and have no relationship to ones ability to develop DVT. ...Read more

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How do I get spider veins to go away?

How do I get spider veins to go away?

Cosmetic or medical: Sclerotherapy is the gold standard for leg veins. If patients have spider veins, but also have aching, cramping, swelling, restless legs, etc- they need to have internal veins called sahenous veins or tributaries treated inside first with minimally invasive, in office procedures done first and then their spider veins treated. If no symptoms, then sclerotherapy followed by laser for tiny red veins. ...Read more

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Please explain if it is possible for a 17 year old to get spider veins?

Please explain if it is possible for a 17 year old to get spider veins?

Hereditary factors.: Spider veins are not the norm for a 17 year old girl. Most likely there is a hereditary component. Hormonal changes may also play a role. For now the best treatment would be staying physically fit and physically active. If the look of the veins bother you, then sclerotherapy could be considered. Most likely you will develop more vein with time. ...Read more

Dr. Ted King
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Spider Angiomas (Definition)

Spider angiomas (Spider nevus, spider veins, nevus aranius, & vascular spider.) = dilated blood vessels close to the skin surface. It can take the shape ...Read more


Dr. Ted King
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Spider Veins (Definition)

Spider veins = (telangiectasia or venulectasias), very small purple ...Read more