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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Sir,
there is a problem in my wife's legs. THere are so much vericos veins in her legs. & there is also a current in outer walls of vagina & goes up to legs & vice versa. PLEASE HELP.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   from which city & hospital your goodself belomg to
User :   belong to
Doctor :   I am From Bangalore and I am an independent medical paractioner and general physician.
Doctor :   Did she get the vaginal varicose veins after her pregnancy ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   And also the legs , did she get after pregnancy ?
User :   Yes it appears so.
Doctor :   May I know her age please ?
Doctor :   And her height and weight ?
User :   THe vericos veins have appeared on the thighs knies & on the legs not near the vaginal walls.
User :   w - 73 height -5'
User :   age 60
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   please give us your mobile no.
Doctor :   Since how long has she been having the varicose veins ?
User :   for the last about 20-25 yrs.
User :   sir what about the current.
Doctor :   Are you talking about some electric impulses in the thighs and vagina ?
User :   no but taking ceregem threapy & homeopathic medicine. ceregem threapy is a thermal accupressure
User :   for the backbone
User :   that touches all the 12 points of hte backbone.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I hail from Punjab Distt Sangrur City Dhuri
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Let me advise you on varicosities .
Doctor :   But can you let me know since how long she has been having this ?
Doctor :   how many years ?
User :   This current started about a year/two back
User :   then it was treated but now presently it was not existing from the last 4 months
Doctor :   In the majority of cases, varicose veins are of a cosmetic nuisance. When the legs are involved, the following can develop: 1.constant itching
2.pigmentation around the ankles
3.ulcers at the ankles
4.mild swelling of the feet
5.occasional blood clots in the veins
6.infection of the vein
User :   now again this current has began from the last about fortnight
Doctor :   Does she have any of the above mentioned symptoms ?
User :   some blueish dots did appear on her legs & evaporated automatically.
User :   She is having stiffness in the legs & the feet.
User :   She cannot properly walk
Doctor :   Ok
User :   mild swelling on the feet is also there
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   I shall advise you some steps , please try to follow them : Doctor :   1. Most important is weight reduction which will aggravte the problem, she has TO LOOSE at least 16kgs to be normal.
Doctor :   2.One should avoid standing for prolonged periods.
Doctor :   3.Wear elastic support stockings.
Doctor :   4. A v2 supporter , though used in pregnancy , can be used now to prevent varicosities .
Doctor :   5.Walk or exercise daily as this stimulates the muscles which can push the blood away from the leg.
Doctor :   work more on calf muscles which are caleed peripheral heart
Doctor :   6. While sleeping keep the legs raised.
User :   any medicine
Doctor :   7.Walk or exercise daily as this stimulates the muscles which can push the blood away from the leg.8.Elevation of the legs at all times is also recommended.
Doctor :   Maicines usually do not help much
Doctor :   physiotherapy is the best
Doctor :   thank you for consulting me
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   bye for now
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