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Varicose Vein Leg
Are there such a thing as zippered compression stockings for varicose vein leg symtoms? Regular pull up types are too difficult to deal with.
I was out side and felt as if i got stung by a bee. When i looked at my leg their was a large bump on my varicose vein. Leg was swollen and hot.?
Phlebitis: Superficial phlebitis is not uncommon specially if you have varicose veins, you need to have an ultrasound and if the process does not extend into the upper thigh the treatment is aspirin, antiinflammatories and compression. Once recovered you need to see a phlebologist for therapy of varicose veins to prevent recurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heat but it depends: Before advising either you need a specific diagnosis. Why is it vein pain? Could be some other reason pain is the vein swollen red and hot? Other important things can cause pain in the leg like blood clots, muscle inflammation, and other and you need to have your physician check it ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Unilateral low leg swelling w/ distended non varicose vein. Leg throbs after walking up stairs. General squeeze feeling. ABI neg. Is this arterial?
Leg Pain: Your symptoms do not sound like they are arterial. Pain walking up stairs often times is muscular or joint related. Leg swelling is not typical of an arterial problem and I doubt that the distended vein is the cause of your problem. You should see an orthopedic doctor and also have a venous ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Varicose vein in leg.Already had total stripping 10 yrs ago but pain continues when standing more than an hour. What other options can be considered?
Newer options: Depending on the location, options for varicose vein treatment include minimally invasive and office type procedures such as laser or radiotherapy, as opposed to traditional stripping. Smaller veins can be treated with scleral basis which involves injection of the sclerosing material. I would see a vascular surgeon who deals with veins for a consultation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varicose veins: Varicose veins are enlarged (dilated) sections of veins which are located just under the surface of the skin - usually on the leg. They are often easy to see, as they look thick and knobbly. They may be less obvious if you are overweight, as they are hidden by fatty tissue under the skin. http://patient.info/health/varicose-veins-leaflet ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See Phlebologist: Workup for vv involves proper documentation of symptoms, physical findings, ultrasound findings, photos, and conservative treatment with use of compression hose. Insurance companies cover the treatment of the malady save for the co-pay and deducible. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
More prominent: As dr. Mountcastle said, there may be a posssibility that running can slowly worsen varicose veins on your legs. Often runners have slender legs with very little subcutaneous tissue. As a result, the veins on runners' legs can be more visible and sometimes look like they are varicose but, in actuality, they are completely normal. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Thermal energy: The best way to get rid of varicose veins is to first treat the diseased vein causing the varicosities with thermal energy- either laser or radio frequency. The varicose veins can then be removed through small incisions( microphlebectomy) or sclerotherapy( injections). Best to see a vein specialist for specific recommendations. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Exercise, hose,etc.: There is no specific preventive measure. Care with use of 20-30 mm compression hose, exercise (walking is great), elevation of legs in the am and pm for 15 min help diminish the symptoms of incompetent veins. Avoiding obesity will help. Best to see a phlebologist who can fix your legs and give you good advise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See phlebologist: Go to phlebology.Org and seek the help of a qualified phlebologist by placing your zip code on the left side of the home page, and a list of those close to you should be available. Evaluation starts with an ultrasound of the veins in your legs, then applying modern treatment methods of endogenous ablation using radiofrequency or laser, microphlebectomy of vv, and sclerotherapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do you have any remedies to fade away those bulging varicose veins on legs? And what does estrogen do?
Many options: Varicose veins can be treated -- in addition to compression socks, minimally invasive techniques exist including laser, sclerotherapy, and micro-phlebectomy. These are office based procedures. In my practice, i see and evaluate every patient personally and perform an ultrasound on the spot. The options are carefully explained to you and i devise a treatment plan we are both happy with. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Hemorrhoids: Both hemorrhoid veins and lower extremity veins work to carry blood from the tissues back toward the heart. Hemorrhoids and varicose veins happen due to malfunction of the blood flow toward the heart. Pooling of blood in the rectum/ pelvis causes blood congestion of the hemorrhoidal veins resulting in hemorrhoids. Pooling of blood in the limbs causes stagnation of blood and varicose veins. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers