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I have varicose veins from foot to upper thigh. Would knee-high compression stockings be harmful? Is there a better length for me?
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I have varicose veins from foot to upper thigh. Would knee-high compression stockings be harmful? Is there a better length for me? Read more
Can varicose veins feel worse right before your menstrual cycle?
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I have varicose veins. Right before my menstrual cycle, my legs get extremely heavy and tingly, and they throb. Read more
Is it OK to wear compression stockings if you're 32 weeks pregnant and have varicose veins?
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I’m 32 weeks pregnant and have varicose veins on my left leg. Is it OK to wear one compression stocking? It won’t put more pressure on my right. Read more
Can a varicose vein near the penis cause erectile dysfunction and is there any solution for this other than Viagra or other medications?
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My husband started having issues with ED back in April. He could get an erection easily but it would not last. His doctor felt a mass near his testicle and thought it might be testicular cancer, so he sent him ... Read more
My veins hurt pretty bad. Should I get them checked?
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My leg veins hurt every night. I'm underweight. Should I get them checked out? What affordable options should I consider? I have a disabled child that has had 2 transplants. We're on her second one, with day 60... Read more
Is it typical for a doctor to advise a patient with severe varicose veins not to work?
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Also, what are common treatment methods used for a 38-year-old female who is pregnant and has been suffering from varicose veins for most of her adult life? What would the prognosis be? Would she have the abili... Read more
Is it normal to have varicose veins at age 17? How are they treated?
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I'm 17 years old and have varicose veins on my left leg. I feel like I've been doomed with ugly legs before I've even had a chance to hit my prime! Are varicose veins normal at this age? How are they treated? Read more
Is it common for endovenous radiofrequency ablation of left great sapheneous vein and phlebectomy to require general anesthesia?
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My mom has venous insufficiency and is getting her varicose veins treated with RF ablation and stab phlebectomy (10-20 stab incisions). The doctor and anesthesiologist want to put her under general or spinal an... Read more
I'm 17 and have many varicose veins in my leg. What should I do?
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They don't hurt. They're just visible. They have no color. Sometimes my leg feels heaby when I stand too long. When I was a child I ran a lot. I'm a thin person. Read more
I have varicose veins in my right leg behind the knees and calf area. It's like small bulgy pops. Any remedies/treatment for this?
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I had a few varicose veins for a while. It's increasing now and I have around 10 bulgy pops in my right leg behind the knees around calf area. Its not painful. It hurts when I walk for a while. Should I consult... Read more
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I saw a doctor but he said unless I have ulcers or broken skin I can't have any NHS varicose vein treatment. Is there any other option?
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I have a pain in both of my legs. My ankles are swollen all day, heavy legs, visible swollen vein. I am taking painkillers but I can't take them every day. What to do if the doctor says I can't have NHS vAricos... Read more
I’m a 30 year old female with varicose veins on my right leg only. Planning on conceiving again soon. Should I treat them before or after pregnancy?
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My varicose veins first appeared in one small area on my right leg when I was pregnant two years ago. I am a teacher and on my feet most of the day. Since then, they have gotten worse and have continued to trav... Read more
Should I be worried about varicose veins?
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The day before yesterday I had a small accident. I ended up having a small injury, in my left leg, where I noticed varicose veins. There has been swelling and blood clots. Should I be worried? I'm 47 years old... Read more
I have really bad varicose veins, but just on one leg from the knee down. What should I do?
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The back of that leg they are bulging outward. It's very sensitive to touch and the more I stand the more my leg will hurt. Read more
I had vulvar varicosities during pregnancy, they went away and then came back 10 months later. Why would they come back?
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I am 32 and have had two pregnancies. In my 2nd pregnancy around 18 weeks I developed vulvar varicosities. They went away after delivery but now 10 months post partum they are back. I just had my first period 2... Read more
I am thin with bulging arm and hand veins. Do I have varicose veins? I went to the doctor and he said this is normal as I am skinny.
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I am a 24 year old female. I have a visible, slight bulging anterior stocking vein when I exercise, walk, stand, or take a hot shower. Read more
I fell and injured my knee and the varicose vein that goes over it. I developed swelling of the vein partially up my thigh. I am on Eliqus.
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Should I go to the ER because of the Eliqus and swelling? I have my leg elevated and iced on it. Read more
My daughter has varicose veins all over above her hips in web like patterns and above the pubic area. What is this? She is only 10!
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The marks are reddish purple. Some bluish. What could cause this so early in her life? Read more
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