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Pain in legs due to varicose veins - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, my sister has variscose veins and also pain in her legs. the pain got higher after her second child. she would like to know if non surgical treatment for variscose veins exists and if it can be done at the hospital. she would be an overseas patient then. knowing the duration of the treatment would also help.                                                                 
Doctor :   Hello.
Doctor :   I shall help you with that.
Doctor :   Since when is she suffering from varicose veins?
User :   since 7 years
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Have you shown her to any doctor in this regard?
User :   not yet
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   What are the treatment you are currently providing her?
User :   no treatment apart some ointments
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Then you can try compression stockings.
User :   yes ok
Doctor :   You can consult your doctor and ask for compression stockings.
User :   ok but I would like to have an appointment with a doctor to dyscuss about it lenghtly
Doctor :   Or you can buy a crape bandage from the medical store and gently around the legs.
Doctor :   Can you give your location?
User :   what location here or
Doctor :   Where do you want to meet the doctor?
User :   At any place in
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I shall help you.
Doctor :   Give me a minute.
Doctor :   Which area in ?
Doctor :  
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