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What to do if I'm affected by varicose vain, my question is shall I walk in the morning, is it effect more?
Walking is good: Generally speaking people affected by varicose veins that present symptoms feel worse on standing and sitting for prolonged periods and heaviness, tiredness and ache improve by leg elevation or walking. Other option for symptomatic relief is using elastic compression. At times patients would also benefit from removal, ablation or sclerotherapy of varicose veins to decrease symptoms. ...Read more
I have a small amount of varicose in my face? How can I treat it? And if I didn't treat it does it increase or enlarge?? Plzz hhelpp
Uncommon in 20s:
But dermatologists have many ways of treating it.
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Hi, my morher has varicose viens n she wants to decrease it without surgery. Could u tell me what's the good way to remove the varicose viens?
None: If your goal is removal of the vein, only a surgical procedure can accomplish this. ...Read more
I am 21 years old only but I have so many varicose viens?! its the spider varicose and the green one. What shall I do? Its very embarassing to me.? A
Venous hypertension: Varicose or venous eczema is always commonly referred to as stasis dermatitis, even though this is an inaccurate description. Stasis means that blood isn't moving. In the case of venous eczema, the blood is moving, it is just going the wrong way. We call this reflux and reflux occurs in varicose vein disease. The problem is too much pressure in the veins and the inflammation that results. ...Read more
See a physician: You should seek medical assessment/treatment. If there is new-onset pain a doctor needs to urgently assess your risk for having a significant underlying problem (e.g. Blood clot) and, if necessary, send you for an ultrasound. Varicose veins are often chronically symptomatic. If acutely so (esp if inflamed), an ultrasound should be performed to see if it is phlebitis vs phlebitis + occult deep clot. ...Read more
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
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
No miracles: Steroid creams can treat the symptoms and appearance of varicose eczema temporarily, and any md can prescribe these. However, if more long term control of the eczema is needed, then the underlying venous disease that is causing the problem should be treated. This is best done by a vein specialist. ...Read more
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
Reduction of spiders: Spider veins and varicose veins are a very common problems and there are many causes including hereditary, aging, pregnancies and even sun exposure. Treatments may include compression stockings and horse chestnut but these are temporizing measures. For more definitive treatment, sclerotherapy or laser would be a better choice. You should have a venous reflux exam with a vein specialist. ...Read more
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
Yes,: The conservative treatment (see www. Gorenveincenter. Com) consists of leg elevation (ankle higher than the level of the heart) and knee level compression stockings during the day. If overweight try to lose weight and walk a lot. Shower in the evenings only! Se the above website, all is there for u to read! ...Read more
Not really: Wearing graduated compression stockings, avoiding standing for long periods of time, weight control, regular exercise, putting your feet up when you can, and not getting pregnant are all ways that have been proposed as helping to prevent the progression of vein disease. Unfortunately none of these things will prevent the inevitable, and that is the fact that vein disease progresses over time. ...Read more
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
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
I have grade 2 varicose in my left testicle. What kind of treatments should I take? And is it a critical condition?
See my comment:
About 15% of men have extra veins in lt.
Scrotum (varicocele)you only need remedy
which entails surgery if it is large ; painful.
It is also surgically excised if the sperm
show poor quality, and may prevent pregnancy. See a urologist who is versed
in infertility if in doubt. ...Read more
I'm only 19, but I see a little varicose exists at the back of my left knee. What should I do? Any exercises to do?
Not much: Exercise will not help the vein that you already see but may prevent new ones. If you have symptoms from the vein I would recommend that you see a vein specialist. ...Read more
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
I have started walking 6 days a week the last 2 weeks. My vericose vein hurts a lot now. What do I do? I'm 22 am I too young for that?
My veins are very prominent, the colours can clearly be seen through my skin. They aren't varicose though. How can I reduce them from showing?
You can't: Normal veins are naturally going to show through the skin and there is nothing you can do to diminsh their appearance outside of tanning the skin or getting a spray tan. If your skin is lighter complexion and the veins naturally more prominent there are going to show themselves. You will have to try to not be self-conscious about them. ...Read more
The vein that appeared after having varicose surgery is like a string it is very hard and goes down the head to reach the left side where surgery done?
Hard string vein: This is very likely a "dead" vein that will gradually absorb over a period of several weeks to a couple of months. Veins that are hard / firm and like a string (and often tender) are consistent with dead or dying veins, such as after a vein laser treatment or radiofrequency vein treatment. The body softens & absorbs these over time. Other possibility is a phlebitis. Recommend vein ultrasound. ...Read more
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
Swollen Veins: Varicose veins are swollen, bulging veins that protrude from the surface of the skin often with a blue or purplish color. They commonly have a rope-like or cord-like appearance on the skin. The veins contain valves that help to move blood through the vein. When those valves become damaged, the blood does not move through the veins as smoothly thus causing pooling or bulging. ...Read more