1. Varicose veins in the legs: how do we eliminate them?

    One of the aesthetic problems that can be found in the most common legs are varicose veins or spider veins, but attack women with a greater proportion than men, which is why apart from being unsightly, they can cause vascular problems, circulation in the person who suffers.

    What are varicose veins?

    Vein disease is inflamed veins that can be seen twisted and bulging in the skin usually found usually in the calf or in the inner area of the leg. They can be of different ...
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  2. What is chronic venous insufficiency?

    Chronic Venous Insufficiency, known by its acronym as IVC, is the inability of the veins to perform the adequate return of blood to the heart, which causes the heart to accumulate in the legs, giving rise to different symptoms and problems.

    Can venous insufficiency be cured?

    The veins and arteries play a fundamental role in the proper functioning of our circulatory system, since they are responsible for transporting blood from the heart to the whole body in two directions: ...
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  3. How to remove varicose veins?

    To diagnose varicose veins, the doctor will perform a physical examination and will also look at the legs while standing to check for swelling.

    You may also need to have an ultrasound scan to see if the vein valves are functioning normally or if there are signs of a blood clot. During this non-invasive test, a technician passes a small hand-held instrument (transducer) the size of a bar of soap on the skin of the area of ​​the body to be examined. The transducer transmits ...
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  4. What do you mean by vascular spiders?

    Varicose veins are twisted and dilated veins. Any vein can become varicose; however, the most frequently affected veins are those of the legs and those of the feet. That's because standing and walking with an upright posture increases the pressure in the veins of the lower part of the body.

    For many people, varicose veins and spider veins, a frequent mild variation of varicose veins, are simply an aesthetic problem. Sometimes, varicose veins cause more serious problems.
  5. Benefits of Sclerotherapy for varicose veins

    In sclerotherapy, a special chemical (sclerosing) is injected into a varicose vein to damage and heal the internal lining of the vein. This causes the vein to close.

    During this procedure, the affected leg is elevated to drain the blood, and the sclerosant is injected into the varix. The procedure is carried out in a doctor's office or clinic and lasts between 5 and 30 minutes, depending on how many varicose veins are treated and how large they are.

    After the administration ...
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