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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Overview)

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


Dr. Ted King
1,879 doctors shared insights

Veins (Overview)

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


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Can an IV cause vein damage?

Can an IV cause vein damage?

IV vein damage.: Iv's can cause vein damage either by the iv itself injuring the vein or by the solution passed through the IV which can irritate the vein causing it to clot or become inflammed. ...Read more

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Treating Varicose Veins (Tip)

Treating Varicose Veins

Wear at least knee length support hose. Exercise. See a vein specialist. Don't ignore the veins. ...See more

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Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis (Checklist)

Stay as active as you can
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Follow your doctor's anticoagulation recommendations
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Elevate your leg, if possible
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Ask your doctor if you have a genetic predisposition
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Can IV have caused vein damage?

Can IV have caused vein damage?

IV vein damage: In order for an IV to enter a vein it has to damage the vein(every time it's placed). Luckily our veins are pretty hardy and they usually recover and heal these injuries. Sometimes we are not so lucky and they clot where they were punctured or rarely even become infected. Compared to the number of IVs placed the percent of complications is pretty low. ...Read more

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Can your body create new veins?

Can your body create new veins?

Yes.: Our bodies have the ability to create new veins and it does it all the time. In fact, people with spider and varicose veins often complain about new vein formation if veins recur following sclerotherapy or varicose vein treatment. Even people who develop clots in veins frequently have new veins grow around the clots. ...Read more

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Treating Varicose Veins (Tip)

Treating Varicose Veins

See a vascular surgeon for options , although surgery not always effective. ...See more

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Treating Varicose Veins (Checklist)

See a vein specialist
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Wear support stockings
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Get a venous ultrasound for reflux
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My veins hurt after working out?

Swollen muscles: When you workout your muscle your muscles swell a bit and accumulate Lactic Acid . The superficial veins on top of your muscles are drained / drain into deep veins through these muscles. They superficial veins just dont drain quite as well, and tend to accumulate the Lactic Acid which can cause soreness. You might try compression sleeves to see if that helps. ...Read more

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What is portal vein obstruction.

What is portal vein obstruction.

Portal vein: Is the vein that collects the blood reach in absorbed fatty particles, protein particles and sugars form the entire gut and will bring all these to the liver that will process them. Obstruction means that the the flow in this vein is "obstructed" it depends however where is the location: b4 the liver, in the liver or above the liver. Hope a gstroenterologist is overlooking this case... ...Read more

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