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What can I do to decrease the pain caused by legs venous insufficiency?
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Dr. Mark Nielsen
Phlebology
7 doctors agree
In brief: Compression stocking
Venous insufficiency, and its typical aching pain, can be treated conservatively with compression stockings, exercise, and intermittent elevation of the legs.
If you have superficial venous insufficiency and varicose veins, you may get relief by a number of various treatment options of the varicose veins themselves.

In brief: Compression stocking
Venous insufficiency, and its typical aching pain, can be treated conservatively with compression stockings, exercise, and intermittent elevation of the legs.
If you have superficial venous insufficiency and varicose veins, you may get relief by a number of various treatment options of the varicose veins themselves.
Dr. Mark Nielsen
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Seek treatment
You need to seek treatment with a vein specialist as dr. Zimmet said.
In the meantime, though, compression stockings, elevating your legs periodically throughout the day, and taking anti-inflammatory medicines can give temporary relief until more definitive treatment can be provided.

In brief: Seek treatment
You need to seek treatment with a vein specialist as dr. Zimmet said.
In the meantime, though, compression stockings, elevating your legs periodically throughout the day, and taking anti-inflammatory medicines can give temporary relief until more definitive treatment can be provided.
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Steven Zimmet
Aesthetic Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Seek proper eval/tx
Things you can do at home include aerobic activity, leg elevation, maintenance of ideal weight, and compression stockings.
See a vein specialist/phlebologist for a proper evaluation, including history, exam and duplex ultrasound. A treatment plan can then be developed based on the findings in your case. Treatment is often very helpful in improving the venous insufficiency.

In brief: Seek proper eval/tx
Things you can do at home include aerobic activity, leg elevation, maintenance of ideal weight, and compression stockings.
See a vein specialist/phlebologist for a proper evaluation, including history, exam and duplex ultrasound. A treatment plan can then be developed based on the findings in your case. Treatment is often very helpful in improving the venous insufficiency.
Dr. Steven Zimmet
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Venous insufficiency
use of a compression stocking during daily activities would be helpful.
However, I would recommend an evaluation using a venous Doppler sonogram to determine the source of your venous insufficiency. Once that is determined a treatment protocol will be established which is a long-term better option than just using an relying on compression stockings.

In brief: Venous insufficiency
use of a compression stocking during daily activities would be helpful.
However, I would recommend an evaluation using a venous Doppler sonogram to determine the source of your venous insufficiency. Once that is determined a treatment protocol will be established which is a long-term better option than just using an relying on compression stockings.
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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