spider vein


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spider vein

n.
A small, dilated vein visible just beneath the skin.
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Garcia will provide patients with care for varicose veins, spider veins, leg pain, swelling, restless legs, night cramps, lymphedema, leg wounds, and many other painful or unsightly conditions caused from the effects of venous insufficiency.
Results were reported using a number of metrics: visual recording of number and length of varicose veins and spider vein clusters; a visual analog line scale to measure heavier legs, pain on prolonged standing, restless legs and bruises; ultrasound imaging to record points of major and minor venous incompetence and clinically-reported need for additional actions such as chemical injections, surgery or other medical treatment.
1) Venous reflux disease can lead to spider veins or thick, bulging varicose veins.
The easiest, most effective way to treat spider veins is to inject some sort of irritating medication into them to close them down.
Unwanted and unattractive blood vessels called spider veins have a red or bluish color.
While spider veins are largely considered cosmetic, varicose veins are a sign of chronic venous insufficiency, a condition causing blood to flow backward and veins to bulge and twist," Dr.
com)-- There are few skin conditions more common - or bothersome - than spider veins.
Procedures include Laser Hair Removal, Cellulite reduction, Dermafile, Spider vein treatment, Tattoo removal, Liposelection, Acne and Pigmentation treatment, much more.
Theres a 7 question quiz that may predict whether or not you are prone to developing varicose and spider veins, which are not only unsightly but can lead to blood clots causing heart attacks and strokes.
Q: What causes my spider veins, and is there anything I can do about them?
For thread veins and spider veins, there's microsclerotherapy using fine needles to inject an irritant and induce scarring.
Leg Complaint: Spider Veins, Wrinkles and Cellulite The Fix.