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What are varicose veins? How to treat them?

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Varicose veins are twisted, enlarged veins near the surface of the skin. Normally, the one-way valves in these veins keep the blood flowing efficiently against gravity up toward the heart. When these valves do not function properly, blood pools, pressure builds up, and the veins become weakened, enlarged, and twisted. This is called venous insufficiency.

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replied August 29th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Varicose veins are treated surgically via Minimal invasive procedures like sclerosing agents injections in the affected vessels or surgical ligation. Consult a vascular surgeon and let them help. Meanwhile use of compressive stockings and keeping the Limbs elevated whenever possible gives symptomatic relief.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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replied September 10th, 2018
Varicose are gnarled, enlarged veins. Each vein may become a spider wine, but the most affected varicose are those with their feet and legs. This is because standing and walking will increase the pressure on your vein in the lower body.
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