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Varicose veins

What is Varicose veins?

When the valve lets inside the veins fail to push blood against gravity, they result in swollen and engorged veins mostly seen in the lower limbs ,in people who stand for long duration.

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My daughter as abnormally almost elephantitis thighs with rolls of fat but the rest of her legs are normal-- She is overweight but her legs just bulge an then go to normal size-- I saddens me and she may have some varicose veins-- is this normal or is weight loss the answer
Hello and welcome to HCM,
Excessive fat deposits in the thigh region needs to be shed off since it can lead to many diseases.
Excessive fat deposits on the thighs implies that there will be fat deposition around visceral organs also.
Thus, weight loss is required to reduce the fat deposits around...
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Hi Doctor, I have recently got my routine blood examination done from Thyrocare labs Hyderabad (India). Please find the reports attached. please have a look at them and provide your valuable suggestions/prescriptions. I also suffer from Varicose veins and i am very worried about it. Are there any parameters which correlate with Varicose veins?
Brief Answer:
Execise ,dietary changes and a few tonics required

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for writing in.
Your reports do not show any gross abnormality. The only slight variation is a slight increase in the lipid profile.
For that I would suggest the following.
1. Dietary modification. High...
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today my granddaughter was told the mri showed a possible varicose vein in her brain. my sister another granddaughter and i have a inherited condition known as drusen. my question is could the similarity be drusen? my granddaughter is 22 years old. can you tell me more about a varicose vein in the brain? also more about drusen.
Hello ,
This is Dr.Ram
Medically its called -Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia(HHT)
HHT is a disorder that results in the development of multiple abnormalities in the blood vessels.In hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, some arterial vessels flow directly into veins rather than into the...
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one of d doctors has diagnosed me wid varicose veins but the reports are normal. can you please tell me my next step?
Brief Answer:
Please clarify some details to make comments

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for your query,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have been diagnosed to have Varicose veins by one of the doctors .

I shall be happy if you can post me few more details to help me in...
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following an opperation for varicose veins i have been suffering palpitations, I hace been prescribed cardicor after having a heart monitor on for a week, but have also had ECG, Ecocardiogram, blood tests and a chest xray which where all normal, I am a 44 year old female and have had a lot of stress lately.
the doctors are not telling me what is wrong can you help
Hi
As you underwent almost all necessary investigations for cardiac causes of palpitations and they turned to be normal, nothing to worry. Stress and anxiety are well known causes for palpitations and in your case. stress seems to be the culprit. Focus on stress management, and if required, get...
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