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I am having varicose veins on my left leg

I am having varicose veins on my left leg from past 1 year now a days they have become really big and there is colour change also. the doc advised me to undergo surgery, after surgery will the varicose veins will be cured ?
Asked On : Thu, 24 Sep 2009
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Surgery is good modality for varicose veins. We have other treatment options also- Ablative procedures, including sclerotherapy, endovenous radiofrequency or laser ablation. U can consider any of the following (depending upon the advice and ur comfort). All are good and effective.
Answered: Sun, 20 Mar 2011
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my father in law has it. u should try to meet some good doctor with a personal touch. my father in law now wearing some kind of socks, specially made on order, very very very effective in controlling the vericose veins. u must consult a good doctor and ask for socks, wear them as suggested by doctor, change them after every few months as advised by a doctor, keep always one extra pair handy. trust me u will get relief. Best wishes

Answered: Fri, 25 Sep 2009
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My mother is a teacher. She needs to stand for long time in the class room. She got some veins visible on her legs. We saw a doctor he told this is varicose veins. It occurs if you stand for long time daily. He also told she needs surgery to cure this.
Answered: Tue, 13 Oct 2009
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i think there is an operation for that but best way to prevent not standing for longer duration of time...
Answered: Mon, 12 Oct 2009
  User's Response
i want to guide you more in this, i asked my friend doctor, he said to use pillows below the legs and foot area. this will reduce the varicose veins
Answered: Mon, 12 Oct 2009
  User's Response

why not? we got the surgery done for my uncle for both legs..he is fine now..he too wa shaving varicose veins

Answered: Thu, 24 Sep 2009
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