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Please let me know if there is any way to get rid of spider/thread veins on legs and what causes them?

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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology

In brief: Vein evaluation.

If you have a few spider veins then sclerotherapy would be the treatment of choice.
If you have many spider veins then you should consider having a venous evaluation with a venous reflux ultrasound to see if you have underlying reflux (leaking vein valves) which may be the cause of the spiders. A vein specialist would be able to evaluate you.

In brief: Vein evaluation.

If you have a few spider veins then sclerotherapy would be the treatment of choice.
If you have many spider veins then you should consider having a venous evaluation with a venous reflux ultrasound to see if you have underlying reflux (leaking vein valves) which may be the cause of the spiders. A vein specialist would be able to evaluate you.
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