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Telangiecstasia Varicose Veins

Also known as thread veins or spider veins, Telangiecstasia varicose veins are a type of superficial, harmless varicose vein that appear on the face and legs. Any vein in your body can become swollen, and therefore varicose, but what differentiates telangiecstasia varicose veins is that they will appear in the form of little blue and red clumps of veins and are nowhere near as severe looking as the harsher varicose veins though they can still be pretty unsightly. They’re not a cause for alarm although they may make the legs ache from time to time. Whilst some forms of varicose veins are known to bulge under the skin telangiecstasia does not count this amongst its symptoms. However, some people will be very unhappy with the appearance of the thread veins and choose to get something done about it. In those cases a micro injection is used known as Sclerotherapy. Sclerotherapy involves injecting a chemical into the veins to make them shrivel and fade. T he treatment is not necessarily permanent and is conducted under a local anaesthetic. Whilst

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Hi I have spider veins on my leg I'm 31 years old and had them since I started taking the contraceptive pill at 16 , I read that Apple cider vinegar gets rid of them so I have been appying this with a cotton pad leaving it for half hour twice a day for the last 4 days and haven't noticed anything yet also been dabbing witch hazel on them in between the Apple cider vinegar will this work it says u have to wait 4 weeks to see a difference is it worth carrying on with it will it help the veins also I've been eating 2 oranges a day for my vitamin c to help blood flow ,





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I've suffered with prominent varicose veins since 17 yrs old....at 20 I had injections but still no change I'm now 52, spent most of my life depressed about this, and kept my legs hidden....NHS won't do them, and can't afford private as on benefits, ive tried stockings, creams but nothing changes...I'm so desperately down, what else can I do





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Were do i go to get the injection to sort my thread veins on my legs no point askin my gp she wont give me any thing for my rumatiod arthritis she telks me to take ibubrofen good job im under hospital for my rumatiod i get very wrestless legs at night dont sleep properly





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How do I go about getting Sclerotherapy? My gp won't refer me to hospital and I'm at the point I'm hating my legs so bad and they seem to get worse everyday :(





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Himy name is Helen.. and i am also deaf since from birth and i am 45 years old... i have a problem with blue unslightly vein on my lower leg on the left.. sometime i do find it painful when i press on the vein and come out show blue and mixed red.. i have been went to see my GP. About it as he say better do leave its not looking that bad but i felts so low and i hadnt wear a skirt for 20years.. i have try do cover the makeup for the veins but its not working at all.. i have been tease and bullied from this.. Can you help and advice what i will have to do.. Will the sugrey treatment will help.





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Can i get a thigh tattoo if i have thread veins or will this affect them?





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My wife has Varicose veins in both legs, she's 74 and they cause her pain. The NHS won't treat her but I can pay to go private but can't find a recommended surgeon. I understand Laser treatment would be fine for her, so where do I find someone?





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hi i have what looks like burst blood vessels in my legs but mostly in my feet on my right leg just under my knee at back I got veins popping up but my feet have like burst blood vessels over them what is this I have taken pictures





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I have spider veins on my nose and I am now getting embarrassed about my appearance.I have used creams but seen that they have no affect,up to now.Will laser treatments work,as they can be expensive,or are there other treatments I can use. My doctor has not been very helpful.





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Getting desperate 8 year old has what the doctor call spider angioma on her hands. She has around 7 of them. She is otherwise healthy. Our cat scratched her this summer...although she did not display any signs of infection. It is the only thing that I can say that has happened. I look at other children's hands and my child seems to be the only one with them. I am a very worried mum!!!





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My son has them too. More than 7 and his pediatrician was not concerned. Have you asked if the pediatrician is concerned? What did they tell you?


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