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Will spider & varicose veins go away if you lose weight?

Will spider & varicose veins go away if you lose weight?

No.: Spider and varicose veins may not look as obvious if you should lose weight but they will not go away. Varicose veins are due to malfunctioning (refluxing) valves in the saphenous system and , often times, spider veins may be due to the same problem. Weight loss will not change an underlying reflux problem. Spider veins may increase with weight loss. You should see a vein specialist. ...Read more

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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How to lose weight and varicose veins: if I lose weight, will the veins go away?

How to lose weight and varicose veins:  if I lose weight, will the veins go away?

No: Definitely weight loss and maintenance of a healthy weight is advisable but do not expect the veins to go away. There are excellent treatments for the varicose veins available today. ...Read more

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Will varicose veins in my legs go away at all if I lose weight?

Will varicose veins in my legs go away at all if I lose weight?

No: The symptoms that you are experiencing may improve but the veins will not go away until they been treated appropriately. ...Read more

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I have vericose veins on right foot. I walk daily for 45 min to loose weight. My vv has started to increase. Should i stop walking & light exercises?

I have vericose veins on right foot. I walk daily for 45 min to loose weight. My vv has started to increase. Should i stop walking & light exercises?

Anything that raises: venous pressure will make your varicosities worse. You might want to consider laser or injection treatment. It is important to continue exercise despite your varicose veins. Consult with a vein specialist. ...Read more

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How long after giving birth does it take perineal varicose veins to go away? What can I do to help them go away?

How long after giving birth does it take perineal varicose veins to go away? What can I do to help them go away?

Depends: Perineal and vulvar varicosities generally resolve within a few weeks after childbirth. If they do not resolve in that time frame, they might never resolve without treatment. The good news is that these respond very well to foam sclerotherapy. ...Read more

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Possible for me to lose these varicose veins?

Possible for me to lose these varicose veins?

Yes there's hope!: I would see a phlebologist (vein specialist) who will examine your legs and likely perform an ultrasound to determine the extent of your vein insufficiency and then be able to recommend treatment options to you. ...Read more

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Will varicose veins in my genital area go away after birth?

Will varicose veins in my genital area go away after birth?

Varicose veins : Likely relates to enlarged uterus compressing on pelvic veins. When baby is born uterus should return to normal and veins will decompress. Of they do not see a vascular specialist. ...Read more

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I've vericose veins & adv to have doppler venous bilateral lower limb. What for its adviced? With vv can i brisk walk for abt 1km daily to lose wt?Thx

I've vericose veins & adv to have doppler venous bilateral lower limb. What for its adviced? With vv can i brisk walk for abt 1km daily to lose wt?Thx

Depends: You can walk and it would bs helpful if your varicoaw.veina bother you. A dopple.is the first Step in dwcidong treatment however if they are not bothersome then.support stockings may be all you.need for.now No reason.for.doppler.unless you are.considering treatment of ths veins ...Read more

Dr. Ted King
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Varicose Veins (Definition)

A condition characterized by dilated and elongated veins that are usually found in the legs but can affect different parts of the body. Normal veins have valves that prevent the backflow of blood and help resist gravity while blood moves back to the heart. In varicose veins, the valves are dysfunctional so blood moves forward and back, causing the enlarged vessels. Varicose veins can be painful. Often the pain worsens after standing for ...Read more


Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more