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Impact of varicose veins on health - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   i have been informed by a doctor i have vericose veins, how is the impact on health conditions
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: User :   some time i feel slight prik on left side of the chest, does the vericose veins have impact on lungs and chest infection
User :   41 years, Male, Accountant and i am not married
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Varicose Veins is not a fatal disease
Doctor :   Medical treatment is not required unless you develop clots, or if they rupture.
Doctor :   Ruptured veins are far more dangerous than clots
Doctor :   Once a vein ruptures, it leads to internal bleeding, causing heavy blood loss
Doctor :   where is the varicose veins
User :   but i have pain and swelling in the ankle and nerves are slight pain
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any visible viens
Doctor :   Most varicose veins are relatively benign, but severe varicosities can lead to major complications, due to the poor circulation through the affected limb
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Doctor :   Extremely painful ulcers may form on the skin near varicose veins, particularly near the ankles
Doctor :   its unlikely it will cause any problem
Doctor :   directly
Doctor :   Occasionally, veins deep within the legs become enlarged. In such cases, the affected leg may swell considerably
Doctor :   Any sudden leg swelling warrants urgent medical attention because it may indicate a blood clot a condition known medically as thrombophlebitis.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so what do u want to know about now
User :   SOME TIMES I FEEL TIRED I AM WORRIED WORRIED MY LUNGS HAS INFECTION BECAUSE OF THIS
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long u have been having varicose
Doctor :   veins
User :   HOW CAN BE IT TREATED WHETHER TO REMOVE THE VEINS OR CURE BY APPLYING MEDICINE
User :   SINCE ONE YEAR I HAD PAIN AND I USED TO DO EXERCISE THEN IT WAS OK
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   depends on the
Doctor :   physical condition
Doctor :   and what stage
Doctor :   how severe is the varicose
User :   WHAT IS THE BEST EXERCISE WALKING OR JOGGING
Doctor :   Wearing compression stockings is often the first approach to try before moving on to other treatment
Doctor :   reatment usually doesn't mean a hospital stay or a long, uncomfortable recovery. Less invasive techniques generally allow varicose veins to be dealt with on an outpatient basis
User :   I DONT KNOW ABOUT THE SERVERITY BUT ON FRIDAY I AM GOING FOR SCANNING
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   self-help measures such as exercising, losing weight, not wearing tight clothes, elevating your legs and avoiding long periods of standing or sitting รข?? can ease pain and prevent varicose veins from getting worse
Doctor :   if ur overweight
Doctor :   u got to lose weight
Doctor :   that helps u
Doctor :   as also exercise
User :   I HAVE SLIGHT PAIN BEHIND THE BACK OF THE NECK
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
User :   WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF CHEST INFECTION
Doctor :   thats unlikely to be linked with ur problem of varicose veins
Doctor :   chest infection
Doctor :   can be due to infection to lung
Doctor :   upper respiratory tratc infection
Doctor :   spreading into lungs
Doctor :   like sore throat which will
Doctor :   lead to infection in lungs
Doctor :   also common cold
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