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I have varicose veins in my left leg. Tonight is realized one is more swollen and looks bruised. Should i contact my doctor or just keep my leg up?

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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Varicose vein

Sounds like an internal rupture but would recommend evaluation sooner rather than later

In brief: Varicose vein

Sounds like an internal rupture but would recommend evaluation sooner rather than later
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes contact Dr

You have at least varicose veins and possibly more serious underlying issues.
You should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation including a venous reflux exam. This will both diagnose your problem and help to formulate a treatment plan.

In brief: Yes contact Dr

You have at least varicose veins and possibly more serious underlying issues.
You should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation including a venous reflux exam. This will both diagnose your problem and help to formulate a treatment plan.
Dr. Thomas Wright
Dr. Thomas Wright
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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See vein specialist.

Varicose veins are due to malfunctioning (refluxing) valves usually of the saphenous system. You certainly may have bruised your vein or you may even have a clot in the vein (superficial phlebitis).
You should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation including a venous reflux exam. This will both diagnose your problem and help to formulate a treatment plan.

In brief: See vein specialist.

Varicose veins are due to malfunctioning (refluxing) valves usually of the saphenous system. You certainly may have bruised your vein or you may even have a clot in the vein (superficial phlebitis).
You should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation including a venous reflux exam. This will both diagnose your problem and help to formulate a treatment plan.
Dr. John Landi
Dr. John Landi
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Dr. Albert Malvehy
Phlebology

In brief: Vein specialist

There's no reason to ignore this problem. See a vein specialist and get treated definitely.
Treatment is in office under local anesthesia. Miamibeachvein.Com or phlebology.Prg to learn more.

In brief: Vein specialist

There's no reason to ignore this problem. See a vein specialist and get treated definitely.
Treatment is in office under local anesthesia. Miamibeachvein.Com or phlebology.Prg to learn more.
Dr. Albert Malvehy
Dr. Albert Malvehy
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