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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood back to the heart.

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If one of the testiclel is having some visible vein on it, what does it mean?

If one of the testiclel is having some visible vein on it, what does it mean?

Varicocoele: An enlarged blood vessel or varicose vein in the scrotum is called a varicocoele and is usually harmless unless it becomes inflamed and painful, at which time you should see a physician. ...Read more

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So I can stand for hours on end as long as I move around and don't stand still. And I won't have vein problems like cvi?

So I can stand for hours on end as long as I move around and don't stand still. And I won't have vein problems like cvi?

Not so: While prolonged standing makes vein problems worse there is no guarantee that walking around will 100% avoid them. ...Read more

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Peripheral vascular disease (Tip)

Peripheral vascular disease

On a longer flight, get up and walk at least once an hour to help prevent deep vein thrombosis, dvt. ...See more

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Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis (Checklist)

Stay as active as you can
Once
Follow your doctor's anticoagulation recommendations
Once
Elevate your leg, if possible
Daily
Wear your compression
Daily
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Could putting ice on your vein hurt you?

Could putting ice on your vein hurt you?

No harm: Water ice will not cause any harm, even if placed overtop and obvious vein. ...Read more

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How do I help heal a cut vein?

Pressure and time: All venous bleeding will stop with pressure, elevation, and time. That said, active bleeding should be evaluated, and while you are holding pressure you should seek help. ...Read more

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Peripheral vascular disease (Tip)

Peripheral vascular disease

On a long flight, walk regularly, consider support socks to help prevent deep vein thrombosis, dvt. ...See more

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Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis (Checklist)

Take anticoagulation
Once
Wear support stockings
Daily
See a vein specialist
Once
Walk
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I have a very dark vein after a vein closure done about 2 months ago. Why?

I have a very dark vein after a  vein closure done about 2 months ago. Why?

Hemosiderin: Most likely the vein treated was close to the skin. In these cases the treatment can cause hemosiderin (iron) staining of the skin. This can also happen after evlt and sclerotherapy. While not uncommon, the pigmentation typically resolves over several months. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can cut without hitting a vein?

Can i tell me how i can cut without hitting a vein?

Impossible: Veins - small and large - cover the entire surface of your skin. If you are cutting yourself, it would be useful for you to seek professional help from a local mental health facility. This is serious. ...Read more

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