Sclerotherapy

What is Sclerotherapy?

Sclerotherapy is a procedure used to treat blood vessels or blood vessel malformations and also those of the lymphatic system. A medicine is injected into the vessels, which makes them shrink.In adults, sclerotherapy is often used to treat spider veins, smaller varicose veins and hemorrhoids.

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hello doctor. i am udhaya sankar from erode age-24, hegight-163cm, weight-70kg. i am suffering from varicous vien problem from past 8 years. i took...

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Hi Udhaya. If you have problem due to the varicose veins then you should see a Surgeon, preferably a Vascular Surgeon and get laser therapy or open...

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I am a 37 year professional obese hypertensive with heyperuricemia had a bout of duodenal ulcer which bleeded heavily was treated with...

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Hello,

Thanks a lot for your question.
As you used to suffer from a duodenal ulcer it is important to avoid all the 'trigger' foods that can worsen...

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Having twitching in legs three days post sclerotherapy. Is it normal?

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Hello XXXXXXX,

Sclerotherapy is the method of treating the vascular malformations in which a medicine is injected in the vessel, causing it to...

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I have been having sclerotherapy treatments for my varicose veins. After 4 treatments they are not having the desired. Effect -they are not...

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I recently had sclerotherapy on my leg, few weeks later I developed a wound, went to my gp who gave me antibiotics etc after 4 weeks on my wound...

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Hi Dr... I am 34 yr old female. I weigh 70 kgs and my height is 5'8". I have constipation issues which at times lead to fissure. I first...

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The anucort suppositories and hydrocortizone cream are not treating my hemoroids. I was looking for something else before I called my doctor.

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Hi Team, I am facing varicose veins problem in my left leg, could you please suggest where to treat this problem and can I go for laser treatment...

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I have a vein that goes right down the center of my forehead in a y shape and pops out everytime I smile, laugh, bend over, or lay down. Is there...

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My doctor told me the ultrasound I just had on my right leg is showing that my veins are thin/weak. He is running more blood test and is checking...

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