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What remedy works best for varicose vein?
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Ultrasound first
It depends on size, as dr. Vorhies said, but it also depends on location, how straight the vein is and how close to the surface of the skin it is.
Before any treatment can be recommended to you, though, you should see a vein specialist/phlebologist who can do a venouos ultrasound, see exactly what the problem is, and recommend the best treatment options for you.

In brief: Ultrasound first
It depends on size, as dr. Vorhies said, but it also depends on location, how straight the vein is and how close to the surface of the skin it is.
Before any treatment can be recommended to you, though, you should see a vein specialist/phlebologist who can do a venouos ultrasound, see exactly what the problem is, and recommend the best treatment options for you.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Vein remedies
Exercise, leg elevation and compression stockings may help some of the symptoms but will not get them to go away completely.
It's probably best to meet with a surgeon that is a vein specialist to discuss all of the medical and surgical options that are available today like RFA, EVLA, MOCA and foam sclerotherapy, or even just compression stockings to aid in management of your symptoms.

In brief: Vein remedies
Exercise, leg elevation and compression stockings may help some of the symptoms but will not get them to go away completely.
It's probably best to meet with a surgeon that is a vein specialist to discuss all of the medical and surgical options that are available today like RFA, EVLA, MOCA and foam sclerotherapy, or even just compression stockings to aid in management of your symptoms.
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
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Dr. Robert Vorhies
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends on size
Varicose veins are treated with compression and elevation first, then considerations for procedures such as sclerotherapy, phlebectomy or ablation of the saphenous vein which can relieve the source of venous reflux that causes varicose veins in the first place.

In brief: Depends on size
Varicose veins are treated with compression and elevation first, then considerations for procedures such as sclerotherapy, phlebectomy or ablation of the saphenous vein which can relieve the source of venous reflux that causes varicose veins in the first place.
Dr. Robert Vorhies
Dr. Robert Vorhies
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Varicose veins
support or compression stockings evaluation to determine nature of varicose veins and then a better protocol,can be established to decide on treatment

In brief: Varicose veins
support or compression stockings evaluation to determine nature of varicose veins and then a better protocol,can be established to decide on treatment
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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In brief: Stockings
Good elastic stockings.

In brief: Stockings
Good elastic stockings.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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