Category: Varicose Veins

Why Varicose Veins Could Be Causing You Nightly Leg Pain

If you have muscle cramps or uncomfortable swelling or itching at night, you’re likely not getting good sleep. What’s causing your discomfort? Could it be related to your varicose veins?  The short answer is yes. Although there may be many reasons why your legs are hurting, if you have varicose veins, they are likely the… Continue reading Why Varicose Veins Could Be Causing You Nightly Leg Pain

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What Kind of Substance Does a Doctor Inject Into Your Veins During Sclerotherapy?

If you suffer from varicose veins or spider veins, you might have considered sclerotherapy as a treatment option. This medical procedure is designed to get rid of enlarged, uncomfortable veins by injecting a special solution directly into them, irritating the blood vessel lining and causing the collapse of the vein. Afterward, the blood clots together,… Continue reading What Kind of Substance Does a Doctor Inject Into Your Veins During Sclerotherapy?

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Is It Possible to Have Varicose Veins in Your Feet and Ankles?

Varicose veins are most often found around the thighs, knees, and calves. However, the issues that cause varicose veins are not limited to these areas. It’s not entirely uncommon to see varicose veins occurring in the feet and ankles. When varicose veins (or spider veins) appear in the feet, they are known as Corona Phlebectasia.… Continue reading Is It Possible to Have Varicose Veins in Your Feet and Ankles?

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What Are the Best Ways to Prepare for Your Vein Closure Appointment?

Varicose veins can be physically painful and emotionally frustrating. In many cases, they show up as dark and gnarled veins beneath the skin, leaving legs looking older than they are and less aesthetically appealing. When they are left untreated, varicose veins can continue to worsen and even threaten limb health. Circulation issues, when not taken… Continue reading What Are the Best Ways to Prepare for Your Vein Closure Appointment?

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