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Varicose Vein Treatment Questions

What's the best option for removing bulging veins in the leg?
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I have bulging veins that seem to be more evident after strenuous exercise. It is mostly on the right leg. What would be the best option for removal? Can you give a ball-park cost estimate? At times, my legs fe... Read more
I noticed yesterday the veins in my left arm crease are bright blue and very visible. Is this normal?
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I noticed yesterday and I think this is new, because I don't remember seeing them so clearly. It looks like a few less visible veins around it are dull red maybe. Is this normal? I'm 42 years old. Read more
Would you treat the GSV being I have reflux in popliteal vein?
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I had an ultrasound that shows reflux in popliteal 1.3 in right and 1.5 in left , I also have reflux in right and left leg of 1.3 & 2.1 GSV. I am using compression and taking Advil for pain. Read more
Is it possible and safe for me to have my varicose veins removed and if so how long after is it safe to fly?
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I previously suffered from a DVT and have suffered with varicose veins since my recovery 5 years ago.Thank you. Read more
Are there any exercises to reduce skin ulcers?
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I had a vein removed in 2007 in my left leg. Now ulcers form all over the ankle and sides and it itches. When I scratch, liquid oozes out. I was told that after surgery, alternate channels will be created and b... Read more
I have swelling in my knees and ankles & why is it so painful to touch or even walk at times after 7 vein procedures, last ones was done 2mon ago?
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I had 7 procedures since November 2016 to May 2017. I feel worse now than I did before my procedures. Read more
Can varicosities be treated in deep veins if someone already has a DVT?
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My father has varicose veins in both legs. The right leg has been operated on twice by laser ablation and it's completely fine, but the other left leg has been operated on once and after a few months he had a D... Read more
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Im 16 and have an abnormally large vein that bulges on my knee. What can I do?
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This vein just recently showed up a few years ago and it's quite large and an attention grabber, but I don't know what it is or how to get rid of it. Read more
Do I need antibiotics for swelling and tenderness after a recent vein procedure?
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I had varicose vein procedures in both legs recently. The left leg developed swelling and tenderness nine days after. I called my doctor's office on Saturday and they said to go to the ER. The ER doctor said it... Read more
I'm 49. I've had left leg vericose veins since I was 18. I had a minor leg trauma and now I have more vein issues and hip ache.
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I had a DVT scan which was clear. I'm going to get it checked out, but that's weeks away. The hip ache scares me. I'm finding I can't walk more than a block before my whole leg aches and fluid builds up. The tr... Read more
I have noticed over the past week that my veins in my legs are appearing and disappearing throughout the day, but not bulging out. Why is that?
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It feels like the veins are making my legs ache and are causing pain. Is this connected? Read more
External banding valvuloplasty for incompetence of the GSV vs stripping or ablation? Pros and cons? Finding an experienced physician?
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I'm a 40 year old male teacher. I was recently diagnosed with venous insufficiency and varicose veins. My duplex ultrasound only showed a little reflux at the SFJ in the left leg when bearing down, but the test... Read more
Is treating a varicose vein with heat detrimental?
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I was just diagnosed with a varicose vein in my lower leg. Prior to diagnosis I was treating the area with a warm compress because it eased the pain. My doctor examined and diagnosed and gave me tons of tips fo... Read more
I have varicose veins and swelling in my vulva. What should I do?
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I am 25 years old and am in the third trimester of my pregnancy. Thank you. Read more
I'm 20 and have had varicose veins in my left leg since childhood. The left leg is fatter than the right.
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I had surgery 5 years ago but no results. Due to lack of information regarding this problem I didn't know what exactly it was. Now I use compression stockings. I've been noticing the difference between the legs... Read more
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