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Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes varicose veins and how do you get rid of them?

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Dr. Steven Busuttil
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree

In brief: Vascular Specicalist

Vv are both genetic and caused by increased venous pressure over years.
Vascular surgeons are specifically trained to treat the vv and underlying causes.

In brief: Vascular Specicalist

Vv are both genetic and caused by increased venous pressure over years.
Vascular surgeons are specifically trained to treat the vv and underlying causes.
Thank
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Varicose veins

Many causes include heredity, obesity, multiple pregnancies, job req prolonged standing, trauma, previous clots, etc.
Treatment is either compressive stockings or minimally invasive procedures and includes phlebectomy, sclerotherapy, evla, rfa. Meet with a surgeon experienced in treatment of this problem to discuss options after having an ultrasound.

In brief: Varicose veins

Many causes include heredity, obesity, multiple pregnancies, job req prolonged standing, trauma, previous clots, etc.
Treatment is either compressive stockings or minimally invasive procedures and includes phlebectomy, sclerotherapy, evla, rfa. Meet with a surgeon experienced in treatment of this problem to discuss options after having an ultrasound.
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: For good info

Go to sirweb.Org.
Click on patient tab at top of page. Then click on varicose veins at the left side of the page. There is a doctor finder also at this site, which can help you find an interventional radiologist in your area. This doctor can provide the diagnostic and the therapeutic care for your varicose veins.

In brief: For good info

Go to sirweb.Org.
Click on patient tab at top of page. Then click on varicose veins at the left side of the page. There is a doctor finder also at this site, which can help you find an interventional radiologist in your area. This doctor can provide the diagnostic and the therapeutic care for your varicose veins.
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