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Petrified I have DVT no swelling or heat but varicose veins hurt suffer from health aniexty ?

Petrified I have DVT no swelling or heat but varicose veins hurt suffer from health aniexty ?

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Varicose Veins (Definition)

Varicose veins are dilated, elongated, winding, tortuous veins that are usually found in the legs but can affect different parts of the body. Normal veins usually have valves that prevent the backflow of blood and help resist gravity while blood moves back to te heart. Varicose veins have dysfunctional valves so blood moves forward and back which causes the enlarged vessels. These varicose veins can be painful. Often the pain worsens after standing for a ...Read more


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Pain in rtLeg, i have varicose veins , a few of them. I'm 22 and I'm on BC. Had ultrasound done few months ago.Normal. Should i get another done? DVT?

Pain in rtLeg, i have varicose veins , a few of them. I'm 22 and I'm on BC. Had ultrasound done few months ago.Normal. Should i get another done? DVT?

DVT unlikely: If you had pain and a prior US was negative - a repeat is not likely to be different. 22 is youg for an unprovoked DVT unless you have a family history of clots or are smoking. No mention of where your pain is located, but more likely to be musculoskeletal. Superficial varicose veins have only weak relation to DVT. ...Read more

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I am about to embark on a long flight oseas, i suffer from varicose veins and have support stockings, are other measures can I take to prevent dvt?

I am about to embark on a long flight oseas, i suffer from varicose veins and have support stockings, are other measures can I take to prevent dvt?

Activity, activity: Venous stasis or vein blood pooling can result in deep vein thrombosis DVT on extended flights. For very high risk patients with endstage venous stasis, we recommend Lovenox (enoxaparin) injections prior to each flight. If you have minor venous stasis, then compression stockings, push fluid hydration, aspirin, calf pumps activities and ambulation during the flight. ...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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Do Varicose Veins cause DVTs?

Do Varicose Veins cause DVTs?

DVT's in deep veins: DVT or deep vein thrombosis is confined to the deep veins. Varicose veins are bulging superficial veins. These empty into the deep veins. Occasionally, clots in superficial veins can grow and enter the deep veins. Usually, some condition promoting clotting tendency in blood combined with immobility causes most DVT's. ...Read more

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Can varicose veins hurt to touch having big panic attack fearing DVT no swelling no redness no risk factors?

Possibly: Sometimes varicose veins can become inflamed - Phlebitis. Sometimes small blood clots can occur - Thrombophlebitis. I would suggest seeing your doctor for an ultrasound as this will give you the most information. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have DVT in front of lower leg pain slightly to right varicose veins no swelling just pain?

Is it possible to have DVT in front of lower leg pain slightly to right varicose veins no swelling just pain?

Most likely not: DVT pain mostly in the calf because that where the deep vein is . if you are having a pain around your varicoses vein it could be your superfical veins not your deep one. to be sure get venous doppler to ruled out the DVT. ...Read more

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Diagnosed calf DVT in feb, on warfarin, asymptomatic since, new pain and development of apparent varicose veins in right thigh x3 day, is this normal?

Diagnosed calf DVT in feb, on warfarin, asymptomatic since, new pain and development of apparent varicose veins in right thigh x3 day, is this normal?

Common not normal : Having superficial varicose veins develop after a DVT is common. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't treat them and try to prevent post-thrombotic syndrome. Guidelines for post-dvt include compression stockings for 2 years to reduce those complication. See miamibeachvein.Com for info or phlebology.Org for a vein specialist in your area. ...Read more

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Pain around back upper thigh area sometimes goes towards the inside of my leg. No redness seen or swelling. I have varicose veins. Could this be DVT?

Pain around back upper thigh area sometimes goes towards the inside of my leg. No redness seen or swelling. I have varicose veins. Could this be DVT?

Not likely: A DVT usually is in the medial portiion of the thigh. The upper back part of the thigh usually is more muscular and may hurt from muscular injury. Are you a runner or athlete of some sort? See your doctor tomorrow to be sure but this would be a very unusual place to occur. if the pain is not continuous toward the inner aspect of the leg. ...Read more

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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

Probably not muscle: If you have a varicose vein there, that may be the cause of the pain and this is more persistent than simple muscle pain. This can be treated with endovenous ablation or sclerotherapy. Talk to a vein specialist or phlebologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Ted King
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Deep Venous Thrombosis (Definition)

Deep venous thrombosis is a clot within the deep veins of the leg. The blood clot causes pain and swelling of the calf. This is a concerning condition, because if the clot breaks loose, it can travel to the lung and become lodged there, blocking blood ...Read more