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Varicose Vein Treatment Questions

Is long distance walking bad for varicose veins?
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Can long distance walking on hard surface (street pavement, cement) cause or speed up the process of development of new or existing varicose veins? If yes, what is the alternative? Should I use compression stoc... Read more
The veins on my legs bulge throughout the day, could it be an early sign of varicose veins?
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I am noticing some blue reticular veins on my legs over the past couple years. They are beginning to seem more noticeable to me. They are light blue- not dark blue/purple. More recently, I have a few straight v... Read more
I have 2 varicose veins and keep feeling a pinching/constant ache, could this be the sign of a blood clot?
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I am pregnant with my fourth child and have 2 varicose veins on my right lower pelvic. I keep feeling a pinch and constant ache. Could this be the sign of a blood clot? Read more
Why am I seeing spider-like veins in my hip area and upper abdomen?
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I am 28 years old, healthy, fair-skinned and have an implant in my arm. I just noticed spider-type veins becoming visible in my hip area and they are spreading to my upper abdomen. Like I seriously can see all ... Read more
What can be done for bulging veins on the top of my foot and my ankles?
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Over the last year, I have developed bulging veins in my feet and ankles. I had radio frequency ablation on my right GSV about a year ago. They're uncomfortable and very ugly. What can be done for these newly d... Read more
If the saphenous vein is removed, how is the body able to circulate blood?
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Small veins give deoxigenated blood to the main saphenous vein. After that, deoxygenated blood goes through the saphenous to the heart and lungs to get fresh oxygen and circulate it through arteries. If you rem... Read more
What's the worse that could happen if I don't treat my varicose veins?
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I have varicose veins, but I'm afraid to get them treated. What's the worse that could happen if I don't have them treated? 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
I banged my calf playing a match and now I have a hard swollen bruise on the inside of my calf, making my varicose vein sore. Are the two related?
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I banged my calf playing a match, and now I have a hard swollen bruise on the inside of my right calf. It starts at my groin and goes to the outside of my knee. My varicose vein became really sore afterwards, t... Read more
I was told that doing hot yoga is bad for my veins. Is this true?
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I enjoy hot yoga because it helps me with back issues. However, I was told it's bad for my veins. How true is this? I've had an ambulatory phlebectomy and foam schlerotherapy. Read more
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I'm 60 years old, is vein surgery something I can do?
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Am I too old for varicose vein surgery? Read more
How soon after developing a superficial blood clot can I fly?
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On 12/19 I developed a superficial blood clot. I was on tomixifen and took a long car ride and traveled on a plane 3 days prior. I am off the tomixifen and taking 2 81 mg aspirin daily and was taking I aspirin... Read more
I have varicose veins on both legs. The unceasing pain in my leg often keeps me from sleeping. Is it time to see a doctor?
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I have varicose veins in both legs. One leg is more painful than the other. The left leg gives me constant pain. During my period the veins swell and are very painful. My right leg is worse with the protruding ... Read more
Can I smoke after laser varicose vein treatment?
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Is it normal to have large lumps in your legs after laser treatment?
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My mom is 55 years old. Fifteen days ago she had a laser treatment for the varicose veins in her legs. She has been on medications and is wearing compression stockings all the time. She is also walking a lot. D... 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 developed spider and varicose veins during my second pregnancy extending from top of foot to vaginal area. Is this normal?
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The painful varicose veins are only on the left side. Read more
Which compression stockings should be worn during weight lifting if you have varicose veins in the lower and upper legs?
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I have varicose veins in my upper and lower legs. For this, I've been prescribed medical compression stockings that go up to the butt. They seem to be the best option, but they are not made for exercising. Now,... Read more
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