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Varicose vein, young age. Medical advice on what to do?
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Dr. Linda Harris
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Linda Harris
Dr. Linda Harris
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Dr. Craig Schwartz
Phlebology
2 doctors agree
In brief: See Vein Specialist
Varicose veins, at any age, are caused by a more significant underlying vein problem, known as venous reflux or insufficiency.
It can be very easily treated in the office setting, using minimally invasive laser ablation. You need to have a venous duplex ultrasound exam to fully evaluate your veins and determine where the reflux is. See an experienced, board-certtified vein specialist.

In brief: See Vein Specialist
Varicose veins, at any age, are caused by a more significant underlying vein problem, known as venous reflux or insufficiency.
It can be very easily treated in the office setting, using minimally invasive laser ablation. You need to have a venous duplex ultrasound exam to fully evaluate your veins and determine where the reflux is. See an experienced, board-certtified vein specialist.
Dr. Craig Schwartz
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Varicose veins
I would suggest evaluation by a vein specialist - to determine the cause and then decide on treatment

In brief: Varicose veins
I would suggest evaluation by a vein specialist - to determine the cause and then decide on treatment
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Seek a physician
I would see a vein specialist/phlebologist.
A venous ultrasound of your leg veins should be done to find the cause of your varicose veins and make a treatment recommendation. A treatment option that helps symptoms but doesn't make the veins go away is compression stockings. Other more definitive options include laser or radiofrequency ablation, ambulatory phlebectomy, and/or sclerotherapy.

In brief: Seek a physician
I would see a vein specialist/phlebologist.
A venous ultrasound of your leg veins should be done to find the cause of your varicose veins and make a treatment recommendation. A treatment option that helps symptoms but doesn't make the veins go away is compression stockings. Other more definitive options include laser or radiofrequency ablation, ambulatory phlebectomy, and/or sclerotherapy.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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