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I get foot swelling if sitting in a same place more than 15 mins. Is this varicose veins ?

I have a problem in my foot which is swelling if sitting in a same position more than 15 mts.If i go to bed/get back to sleep it is reduced,continuing since 2 years...I consulted with doctor ,my kidney , heart ,urine & blood every thing normal... but he says something insufficiency in blood cisculation....What is the solution to my problem..
Sat, 23 Apr 2011
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  User's Response
Hi Ravi Shankar,
Yes, it is varicose veins, your other reports are normal.I would suggest u some precautions:
Keep watch over your weight,as it reduces the pressure over veins of your legs..
Donot sit or stand over long periods of time,take breaks to move on-increases blood flow.
Keep your legs elevated.
Take Leech Therapy under expert ayurvedic physician.
Wish you good health.
Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
hi
u might be have varicose vvein
u should check u r thyroid hormone level
if u r over weight then u should reduce it
reduce salt in take
better to consult surgeon
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