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Varicose Vein Treatment Abroad

Treatment Description

Varicose veinsWhat are varicose veins?

These are tortuous and “swollen” veins. The appear most commonly on legs, but potentially can form in any body part. Becasue of the disease, the valves in veins do not work, which allows the blood to flow backwords and cause the varicose veins. It is not only the problem of aesthetics, but it also involves legs’ pain. Although life-threatening problems caused by the disease are no common, still the condition may cause a serious problem and discomfort of living to the patients.

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What are the symptoms of varicose veins disease?

The most typical symptoms include:
– pain in the legs, the feeling of heavy legs which is most severe at night and after exercisising
– spider veins
– swelling around ankles
– brownish colour of the skin
– dry, red and itching skin
– severe bleeding in the case of minor injuries
– restless legs

What can happen if I do not take proper care for vericose veins and leave the disease untreated?

The disease is not very dangerous, but if left untreated, it may cause serious problems and discomfort of living to a patient, mostly becasue of poor circulation in such veins. Other problems include:
– pain, inability to move
– skin problems, poor aesthetics of the skin
– skin ulcers
– strong bleeding even in the case of small injuries
– blood clots
– necrosis

What causes vericose veins?

Vericose veins is a hereditary condition and is most common in the case of women. Other factors that may cause the occurence of the disease include:
– pregnancy
– obesity
– menopause
– elder age
– constant standing position
– injuries
– crossing legs

How are the vericose veins treated?

There are verious ways of treating and preventing vericose veins, including exercising, compressions, medications etc. There are also a few surgical methods of treating advanced cases of vericose veins. One of the most common ones is stripping which involves the removal of all or a part of the vein through a small incision. The removal of the vein would not influence the circulation in legs, because the deeper veins are responsible for most blood circulation. The method of the treatment and the possibility of surgical or non-surgical treatment depends on the extensiveness of the disease and individual case of each patient.

Prices

The prices stated are estimates taken based on todays exchange rates of GBP and EUR. Upon dental consultation an exact quote will be given taking into consideration all details of the patients treatment. The destination where you choose to receive your treatment may affect the overall cost of your treatment. Go to Destinations to check prices from particular city.

Treatment Time

The varicose veins stripping takes from 1 to 1,5 hours. It can be performed under general or spinal anaesthesia.

After Treatment

After the surgical treatment of vericose veins you should avoid long standing position for a few days. However, you should try to move a bit, try walking for 15 minutes every hour. Keep your legs wrapped. The stitches can be removed not sooner than 2 days after the surgery. You can remove the support stockin/dressing for bathin, but then put it back on. Avoid any tiring activity apart from walking, do not lift heavy things.

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