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Painful Varicose and Thread Veins
patients suffer pain from their varicose veins.
This can be from large varicose veins of small
thread veins. Other symptoms of aching, itching
and swollen legs can occur. Many doctors do
not understand that thread veins can hurt,
in fact they can cause more discomfort than
high graduated compression stockings may help
to relieve the symptoms along with moving
around when standing and putting your feet
up when sitting.
best solution for these problems is to treat
the veins. Ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy,
surgery or conventional sclerotherapy are
the best methods depending on the suitability
of the veins for each procedure. A combination
of methods may be required.
All these treatments! Which is the one for
Philip Coleridge Smith DM FRCS
Reader in Surgery, UCL Medical School, London .
Consultant Vascular Surgeon – BVI Medical
The West London Vein Clinic: Tel 0870 609 2389