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Any treatment for superficial thrombophlebitis?

Any treatment for superficial thrombophlebitis?

Local care.: Superficial phlebitis is a clot in a superficial vein. It is treated by local care with heat and nsaids. If the superficial thrombophlebitis is in the vicinity of a deep vein such as the saphenous vein near the groin, the treatment may require more than nsaids and heat. You should see a vein specialist for evaluation and recommendations for treatment. ...Read more

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Phlebitis (Definition)

A condition where a vein is inflamed or infected, and ...Read more


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Natural treatment approach to pcos?

Natural treatment approach to pcos?

Diet and exercise!: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is caused by a hormonal imbalance that prevents follicles from growing normally and eggs from being released each month. People w/ PCOS miss periods because they don't ovulate, so there's no signal to shed the uterine lining. Hormone imbalances that lead to abnormal hair growth can be caused by obesity, so watch your diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Which is best for reducing varicose veins, doismin or horse chestnut extract?

Which is best for reducing varicose veins, doismin or horse chestnut extract?

Vein evaluation.: There is no medical evidence to document that horse chestnut will improve the appearance of varicose veins. Homeopathic supplements such as horse chestnut, escin, diosmin and bioflavonoids are just that-supplements. They are not 1st line treatment for varicose veins. It would be prudent for you to have a venous evaluation by a vein specialist. ...Read more

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Which treatment is best for varicose veins besides surgery?

Which treatment is best for varicose veins besides surgery?

It depends on...: Etiology, location and anatomy. I agree with dr. Pak's answer, but the mainstay of definitive treatment of lower extremity varicosities is currently endovenous ablation to treat an underlying source of reflux when identified. This can be followed by ambulatory phlebectomy/sclerotherapy to treat remaining varicosities. Ultrasound evaluation needs to be performed early: dont wait for skin changes! ...Read more

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Which treatments for deep vein thrombosis are most effective?

Which treatments for deep vein thrombosis are most effective?

TPA (alteplase): When DVT new tpa (alteplase) is effective at clearing the clot so that the function of the valves in the veins are preserved. ...Read more

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Varicose Vein: Is there any newer/current treatment that minimizes the need for a compression stocking afterwards vs. other treatment?

Varicose Vein: Is there any newer/current treatment that minimizes the need for a compression stocking afterwards vs. other treatment?

Varicose veins: The thermal ablation procedures are the top choices but do require post procedure compression Newer choices clariven and varithena may not require compression However the ultimate choice should not be the compression stocking but the best choice to treat your varicose veins ...Read more

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Which is better to get rid of spider veins: sclerotherapy or laser treatment?

Which is better to get rid of spider veins: sclerotherapy or laser treatment?

Sclerotherapy Best: Spider veins on the leg are best treated by sclerotherapy. Most vein specialists will treat leg spider veins with sclerotherapy because it not only treats the tiny spider veins but the slightly larger and slightly deeper veins that feed the spider veins. Lasers cannot treat the feeder veins and so cannot completely treat the problem. ...Read more

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What surgical procedures exist for thrombosed external hemorrhoids? what other treatment will hasten recovery?

What surgical procedures exist for thrombosed external hemorrhoids?  what other treatment will hasten recovery?

Excision or drainage: The only surgical procedure for thrombosed external hemorrhoid is to open the skin and drain it usually under local anesthesia in an office setting or to excise the entire hemorrhoid and clot and this also can be done under local. Banding and similar procedures are done for INTERNAL hemorrhoids. Important to know thrombosis will resolve without procedure with hot sitz bath and time. ...Read more

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Which is the preferred arthritis relief natural arthritis remedy?

Which is the preferred arthritis relief natural arthritis remedy?

Glucosamine: They is little evidence there are natural remedies with the possible exception of glucosamine. Take 1, 500 mg daily and give it a 3 month trial before deciding if it is effective. ...Read more

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Is a diabetic venous thrombosis laser effective in treatment?

Is a diabetic venous thrombosis laser effective in treatment?

Venous thrombosis: If what you are asking is 'is laser effective in treating venous thrombosis in a diabetic?" the following applies. Venous thrombosis is usually treated with compression, ambulation, anticoagulation, and anti-inflammatories. Deep or superficial vein involvement varies the treatment. Diabetics have arterial problems, too. See a phlebologist or vascular surgeon. ...Read more

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What are the effective treatment to varicose veins?

What are the effective treatment to varicose veins?

Treatments: Conservative therapy includes leg elevation and use of compression stockings. More definitive treatment includes vein ablation, phlebectomy and sclerotherapy. ...Read more

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Can laser treatment completely cure varicose veins?

Can laser treatment completely cure varicose veins?

Not completely: Endovenous laser ablation is one of the tools used now-a-days to treat varicose veins. Many patients that is all what they need and do well for many years. Other patients with more advanced vein disease need other additional treatment modalities to complete the treatment. However venous disease is for the most part a progressive condition and most patients will need more treatments after sometime. ...Read more

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What is the best natural treatment for chronic anal fissures ?

What is the best natural treatment for chronic anal fissures ?

Soft stools: This will work about 20% of the time. Lateral sphinctermyotomy is curative. Spare the knife and spoil the rectum ...Read more

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What are treatment options to phlebitis?

What are treatment options to phlebitis?

Antiinflamatory meds: Treatment of a superficial phlebitis involves antiiflamatory medication and warm soaks. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment /care for weeping leg lymphedema following cancer treatment?

What is the best treatment /care for weeping leg lymphedema following cancer treatment?

See phlebologist: Secondary lymphedema due to groin dissection, radiation to the pelvis can be evaluated by a phlebologist. Evaluation of the venous system in the legs may be contributing to the swelling/weeping, and fixing this may help. Lymphedema therapist in physical therapy dept can help you. Check out www.Phlebology.Org to find phlebologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there an effective homeopathic treatment for varicose vein near the testicles?

Is there an effective homeopathic treatment for varicose vein near the testicles?

NO: There is no scientific validity to homeopathic medicine. See www.Trickortreatment.Com if a varicocele (varicose veins of the scrotum) is symptomatic it is treated by either surgery (ligation and division) or embolization. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for varicose veins?

Is there an effective treatment for varicose veins?

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 more

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