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What Is The Best Way To Get Rid Of Varicose Veins
Multi-step process: First, an ultrasound is performed to assess for venous insufficiency which leads to varicose veins. Once such veins are identified, if they are amenable to treatment with endovenous ablation (laser, radiofrequency, ?Pharmacomechanical) such a procedure is performed. Finally, the varicosities are dealt with via phlebectomy or sclerotherapy. Actually, most insurance carriers and medicare cover this. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Several Options: The quickest way in not always the "best". There is often some patience involved. First, you need to treat the underlying causative vein, often with laser or radiofrequency. Large surface branches will resolve quickest with phlebectomy (surgical removal). Sclerotherapy is not as "quick" as surgery, but often if very effective. Get a formal consultation w/ a vein specialist to discuss all options. ...Read moreSee 2 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
Sclerotherapy: Sclerotherapy (injection of a medicine in the vein) is your best option. The medicine can be Sotradecol, Polidocanol or hypertonic saline. It works pretty well. Laser is good also. Treatments are simple and although it takes awhile to heal, the results are pretty good. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fiber, fiber and....: Fiber. Prevention is the best option. Appropriate diet is the best way to help hemorrhoidal symptoms. Often hemorrhoidal symptoms will go away when you start a high fiber diet. Try shooting for 20grams daily. A fiber one bar is one way to start! if fiber fails there are office based procedures that may be used as well as many new surgical options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No Natural Remedy: Unfortunately, there is no natural way to get rid of spider veins. Options to get rid of spider veins include sclerotherapy and laser treatments. There are some nutritional supplements that can help with symptoms of veins but they dont get rid spider veins. The creams and pills that claim they get rid of spider veins or varicose veins are a waste of money or worse. i recommend a vein specialist. ...Read more
Sclerotherapy: Spider veins on the legs are best treated by sclerotherapy either liquid or foam. I prefer polidocanol as my treatment of choice. The limiting factor to treat spider veins is their size. If they are too small for the needle then a topical laser or micro needle radio frequency device may be used. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See vein specialist: Leg ulcers are often caused by chronic venous insufficiency which is a problem that causes to much pressure to be in the veins near the skin. A venous specialist can diagnose and treat this condition. Our cure rate with venous ulcers is 97%. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few ways: The best way to treat facial spider veins depends on the size of the veins and the experience of the one who is treating. Sclerotherapy actually works very well for facial spider veins but you need to see a very experienced sclerothrapist for treating the tiniest of veins. It is probly safe to say that laser, ipl, and thermocoagulation (all methods of treating veins with heat) is used more often. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
See vein specialist: The good news is you are not stuck with those varicose veins. Depending on their size, they can be very effectively treated with sclerotherapy (for small veins), phlebectomy (for med size veins) and endovenous ablation for the larger veins. All of these procedures can be done in an outpatient office. See an experienced vein specialist for evaluation so they can determine which treatment is best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blemish: The treatment depends on the problem causing the blemish is it a hyperpigmented scar, a depression, an ice pick, a cyst, etc. Depending on the diagnosis treatments include: bleaching agents, peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, skin needling, camouflage, tattoo, excision, grafting, fillers, fat grafting, puch grafting, soft tissue rearrangement, etc. ...Read more
Maybe nothing: Uterine fiborids are quite common, especially in african american women. Often they don't cause much problem, but some women may experience painful and heavy menstrual periods, causing anemia etc..Progestin only birth controls may help a bit. They can be surgically removed, selectively embolized (cut off blood supply), or hormone suppression. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: A true tendinitis infers that there is inflammation going on. This will usually cause redness, lots of pain with use of that tendon. This is treated with rest, ice and anti-inflammatory medication. Lots of problems are called tendinitis that aren't inflammatory at all. If the pain has been there for months most likely it is not inflamed but probably has some degeneration that is causing the pain. ...Read more
Rx: This is the 21st century and you shouldn't have to be troubled by these annoying lesions -- being a teen is difficult enough. I start with topical Clindamycin plus either benzoyl peroxide (over-the-counter) or a retinoic acid derivative (if there's lots of blackheads); a systemic antibiotic as appropriate is helpful if this fails and dermatologists have the big guns. Good luck. ...Read more
Surgery: Many people have gallstones which are found by tests done for other reasons. Common though subtle symptoms for gallstone disease are right upper abdominal pain, esp after greasy/fatty meals, nausea and vomiting. Unless you have symptoms, incidental gallstones don't always have to result in surgery for gallbladder removal. However, with gallstones and symptoms, surgery is best option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The following:: Drink more water on daily basis, avoid spicy food, reduce alcohol consumption, eat more vegetables, avoid prolonged sitting or standing, increase fiber intake to avoid constipation, keep good hygiene of the anal/rectal area, and avoid anal sexual activity. Treatment can include prescription meds in creams or suppositories, sitz bath, or surgery. ...Read more
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