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What do you recommend for rheumatoid arthritis and varicose veins?
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I'm 26 years old. For 3 years I've been treated for RA. I have had a cyst on the back of my knee for 3 years. At the beginning, I got steroid injections but the cyst came back and nothing has been done about it... Read more
What treatments do you recommend for prominent veins on my chest, arms, hands, abdomen, and around my mouth?
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I am a 56 year old woman with hx RA, HTN, spinal fusion from sacrum to T3 and C5, 6, and 7. I had a ventral hernia repair with mesh, abdominoplasty, and paniculectomy. I recently noticed that my veins are promi... Read more
Can enlarged penile veins constrict and naturally fade away?
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A few months ago I used Ginkgo Biloba and this caused enlarged veins on my penis. There is slight discomfort. The dorsal vein is visible and I can easily feel it with my fingers. Is it possible to constrict e... Read more
Sore thighs after sclerotherapy. It burns and itches. I also see a hard, colored string. What do you think? Thanks.
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I had 3 foam sclerotherapy treatments with Tromboject, 5 C.C. After that I had a hard string on both legs with dark color along the string and a lot of veins appeared. I had blood evacuation in each leg and 2 ... Read more
Is pain 3 years after varicose vein surgery normal?
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I had a varicose vein surgery done when I was 18. I had two veins stripped from my leg, and they also closed off a vein with radiofrequency ablation. I still experience a lot of different pain, mostly in the wi... Read more
Veins were removed in both legs a month ago. Left leg is OK but I have this horrible burning feeling in my right ankle.
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I notice it more when I'm in bed and it's really driving me crazy, as I can't sleep. Is there anything I can take, or some kind of cream I can put on it to relieve the pain? I went back to the surgeon yesterda... Read more
My veins are more noticeable since having them injected. Why?
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I had a vein injected in order to dissolve it. However, the procedure only partially removed it. Now, I notice a lot of my veins are more noticeable. Why is that? Read more
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My mom's blood clot has traveled beyond her leg. What is happening?
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My mom was diagnosed with a blood clot in her lower leg a year ago. She went to have a ultrasound done the other day and the doctor said it wasn't in her vein and it has spread. They are looking into it but she... Read more
Should VNUS or EVLT and foam sclerotherapy be performed at the same time or spaced out?
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What are the benefits and downsides of treating varicose veins with VNUS or EVLT and foam sclerotherapy at the same doctor visit vs. having the foam treatment at a later time? Is there a large percentage of pat... Read more
Irregular veins have suddenly appeared on my penis. What can be done?
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Approximately 12 months ago I developed a number of visible veins on the shaft of my penis. The onset of said veins occurred suddenly and without a clear catalyst (i.e. no strenuous sexual acts, etc.). I vis... Read more
Is skiing good or bad for your veins? Is there a chance it will speed up the development of new varicose veins?
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I had varicose veins treated and removed from both my legs earlier this year. I have always enjoyed skiing but I wonder if its good or bad for veins and if should ski this winter? I read on various websites tha... Read more
What can be done about my symptoms, other than compression stockings?
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My legs are discolored around the bottom and blood pools there. My legs also ache and are weak. I wear support stockings, but my symptoms don't seem to cease. Is there anything else that can be done to help wit... Read more
Should I have my veins treated?
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I had sclero done on my rt leg to treat some reticular & spider veins, mainly on my lower legs. I was told I should get the blue veins treated on my upper leg as they are "feeding" the darker blue veins on my l... Read more
Can compression stockings help relieve headaches and back pain?
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I suffer from migraine headaches. Since compression stockings increase blood flow, is it possible they could help improve headaches? I also have three herniated discs in my back. Would they be able to relieve b... Read more
Can birth control pills permamently enlarge the veins in the whole body?
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In July 2015 I started to take my birth control pill. Two weeks later, I felt strong pain in my legs and my wrists. At the same time, I noticed that I suddenly got blue veins all over my body! I've never had v... Read more
My husband's veins began to bulge after wearing compression stockings. Why is this happening?
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My husband was told he had lymphedema. He did have blood spots that came through his skin (shins), but no swelling and he had his veins checked for blockages and found zero (two different times). His doc told ... Read more
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