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Can varicose veins cause pain for someone even he did not do any exercise and is at rest?

Can varicose veins cause pain for someone even he did not do any exercise and is at rest?

Multiple symptoms: Varicose veins can cause many symptoms including pain, aching, swelling, cramping, heaviness, tired legs or even restless legs. When there is pain it is often times associated with a clot in the vein (superficial phlebitis). The most common symptom of varicose veins is aching of the legs. It would be prudent to see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation with a venous ultrasound. ...Read more

Dr. Ted King
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Varicose Veins (Definition)

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


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Tell me good exercise for reduce thighs without affecting my vericose vein problem. I have varicose veins, I want to reduce my big thighs. Please?

Tell me good exercise for reduce thighs without affecting my vericose vein problem. I have varicose veins, I want to reduce my big thighs. Please?

Exercise ; leg veins: Reducing thighs with varicose veins can be accomplished by choosing exercises that do not increase venous pressure into the leg. Avoid breath holding, squats, running, dead lifts. Walk on an upwards incline and do high rep low weight lifting. Avoid leg exercises that bulk up leg muscles. Diet plays a large part, unfortunately, overall weight loss will be worth the effort. ...Read more

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Could exercise get rid of varicose veins?

Could exercise get rid of varicose veins?

Its the valves: Varicose veins are the result of defective valves. The valves within the veins have failed prematurely, and once the valves are failed, they are always failed. Exercise will not help the valves recover. In order to rid yourself of varicose veins, you will need some form or intervention, either laser, radiofrequency, sclerotherapy, surgery, or a combination of these. See a vein specialist. ...Read more

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Can I do hard exercise with varicose veins in testis?

Can I do hard exercise with varicose veins in testis?

The "bag of worms": Varcicoceles are quite common and generally should not restrict activity level. You likely notice that laying flat minimizes it and standing erect often makes it larger etc...If it is very large, it can feel heavy and bothersome. Wearing firm/tight-fitting jock-support during activities may help, but not required. If bothersome, consult a general surgeon who can easily take care of it. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have DVT and varicose veins and I wear stocking. I want towork out in gym to build on my upper body. Is it advisable? How much of exercise can I do?

I have DVT and varicose veins and I wear stocking. I want towork out in gym to build on my upper body. Is it advisable? How much of exercise can I do?

Walking: Good if you are on blood thinner. Need to check with your doctor to see if it is safe for more strenuous exercise. Be careful you don't have an embolus to your lungs. ...Read more

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Are varicose veins in the legs caused by lack of exercise or excessive weighrt?

Are varicose veins in the legs caused by lack of exercise or excessive weighrt?

Not lack of exercise: Dr. Isobe is right on target. Lack of exercise doesn't play a role. ...Read more

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"sudden onset of varicose veins" I am a 25 year old male in very good physical condition. I exercise six times per week. Over the last several weeks I have experienced swelling in the veins in my arms and legs. The swelling is visibly noticeable and occ

"sudden onset of varicose veins" I am a 25 year old male in very good physical condition. I exercise six times per week. Over the last several weeks I have experienced swelling in the veins in my arms and legs. The swelling is visibly noticeable and occ

? Effort Thrombosis: Sudden onset of varicose veins of the upper extremity after exercise can be the result of a condition known as effort thrombosis. The major vein draining the blood from the arm passes between the ribs and the collar bone at the entrance to the chest cavity. This vein can be come pinched and develop thrombosis-usually seen in atheletic males.? Relationship to lower extremity veins. Complex workup. ...Read more

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How can I deal with varicose vein?

How can I deal with varicose vein?

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 more

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How can you treat a varicose vein?

How can you treat a varicose vein?

Get checked first: See a vein specialist and get an ultrasound to see the cause of your problems. Compression hose, exercise and leg elevation will be suggested. If conservative treatment fails you may need ablation, injection or removal of your abnormal veins. See sirweb. Org under varicose veins for info. Use doctor finder same site for interventional radiologist in your area. ...Read more

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What are the signs, symptoms of varicose vein?

Vein signs: Signs range from visible spider veins to larger flat blue veins to bulging varicose veins to swelling to reddish and/or brownish skin discoloration to waxy shile skin scars to ulceration. Bleeding can occur and when there is severe inflammation in the vein, you can have redness, swelling, warmth, and pain and tenerness over the affected vein. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat or eliminate my varicose vein?

What can I do to treat or eliminate my varicose vein?

Veins: Depends on the cause
Larger bulging veins usually treated with thermal ablation
Smaller spider veins sclerotherapy
Firstly need a venous Doppler evaluation to determine source of problem ...Read more

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Varicose vein, young age. Medical advice on what to do?

Varicose vein, young age. Medical advice on what to do?

Depends on symptoms: Varicose veins themselves are not dangerous. If they are causing discomfort, there are multiple treatments available. Treatments depend on the size of veins, and which veins are involved. If you have leg swelling in addition to varicose veins, you should be seen by a vascular surgeon or physician who treats venous disease. The simplest treatment in compression socks. ...Read more

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What is the best option to get a large varicose vein removed for a 25 yr old?

What is the best option to get a large varicose vein removed for a 25 yr old?

Young veins: For someone this young, the source and location of the vein is vital. A vein specialist should perform a physical exam and a duplex ultrasound. Large veins on the inner calf are completely different than running down the lateral leg (which could be a malformation like
klippel trenaunay syndrome) and require very different approaches and levels of expertise. ...Read more

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Is there any medicine available in the market to cure the varicose vein disease?

Is there any medicine available in the market to cure the varicose vein disease?

No.: Only a vein specialist can treat your veins durably. Compression stockings slow progression. In office treatments are now available. Phlebology. Org or miamibeachvein. Com to learn more. ...Read more

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I would like to know if anyone has had good experiences with those varicose vein procedures?

I would like to know if anyone has had good experiences with those varicose vein procedures?

Yes: I have been treating varicose veins with laser ablation, phlebectomy, and injection sclerotherapy for over 10 years. The overwhelming majority of patients experience great to complete symptom relief after completing the plan of therapy. Complications are rare, and usually minor. ...Read more

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What causes and cures are there for varicose vein's? How can I help not to get them? Best procedure?

What causes and cures are there for varicose vein's? How can I help not to get them? Best procedure?

Lots of? S: Varicose veins are caused by weak or damaged valves they are made worse by xs weight, prolonged standing and age whule support atckings will help symptoms they will nit get rid of the problem Depending on extent they can be effectively treated by vein ablation, sclerotherapy or vein excision a venous duplex will tell the best approach ...Read more

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Can a small visible varicose vein (blue snake) disappear on its own after a while, or is it permanently going to be visible?

Can a small visible varicose vein (blue snake) disappear on its own after a while, or is it permanently going to be visible?

Varicosities: Usually if it is a true varicose vein it will remain there until treated. The vein has been stretched out and is now saggy. ...Read more

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What are varicose veins?

What are varicose veins?

Vein with weak walls: Dr. Nielsen has given a very nice answer. The other part of the problem is that varicose veins also have weak walls. This allows the high pressure in the veins to stretch the veins, make them bigger and longer, and that causes the large, bulging, squiggley appearance of the veins. ...Read more

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What causes varicose veins?

Genes and behavior: There are many factors that contribute to varicose veins. Some of these are genetics, standing for lengthy periods, gravity or hormones. Today's technology allows surgeons to perform treatment for varicose veins using minimally invasive techniques. This allows for faster healing and return to work in just a few days. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more