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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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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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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