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May Thurner’s Syndrome – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

Do You Think You Have May Thurner’s Syndrome? May Thurner’s syndrome occurs when the left iliac vein is compressed by the right iliac artery in the pelvis. This increases the risk for dangerous blood clots in the patient. Both the left iliac vein and the right iliac artery are...
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The Relationship Between DVT and Pulmonary Embolisms

Both DVT (deep vein thrombosis) and pulmonary embolism are dangerous conditions where the circulation of the blood is being impeded. When that happens, DVT may occur. DVT is treatable by a vascular doctor, and should be taken care of as soon as possible. If it isn’t then...
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Doctor In Surgery With Male Patient Reading Notes - 2020-07-05 20:23:08

Are Microphlebectomy Procedures Covered by Insurance?

Health Insurance, Varicose Veins and Microphlebectomy Varicose veins can be a frustrating issue. On the one hand, they can be fairly unsightly and may cause you to feel uncomfortable letting them show. On the other hand, they can be far more than cosmetic. Varicose veins can...
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Barefoot woman in office at work. - 2020-06-23 14:31:31

How to Treat Varicose Veins in Your Feet

Varicose veins on your feet can be particularly uncomfortable. Here’s how to get relief. Swollen veins on your feet are caused by the same breakdown in the venous system that leads to varicose veins on the legs. Every day, our arteries and veins transport oxygenated blood back...
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How Do Facial Fillers Work? | A Doctor’s Guide

As we age, our faces often begin to look less full. That loss of volume can, in turn, cause a hollow appearance around certain features, especially the mouth and cheeks. Dermal fillers were created to plump those areas back up, helping to smooth wrinkles and give people a more...
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Human, who had been elevated from chair, holding his palm over calf or gastrocnemius muscle, which grabbed cramp with severe pain. Concept images illustrating human reaction to pain symptom in calf - 2020-06-23 14:23:16

Varicose Veins and Deep Vein Thrombosis: What’s the Connection?

If you have varicose veins, you could be at a greater risk of developing potentially dangerous blood clots. Is the pain, swelling, and cramping of varicose veins a sign of a deeper problem? In the majority of cases, varicose veins don’t pose a serious medical threat. Yet those...
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Varicose veins

What to Do About Painful Varicose Veins Caused by Summer

According to one recent study, roughly 1/5th of all adults in the United States deal with varicose veins at some point in their lives. These types of veins are normally purple or blue and typically impact both your legs and feet in negative ways. While a lot of people associate...
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Get Rid of Spider Veins on Your Nose

Get Rid of Spider Veins on Your Nose & Cheeks

It is not uncommon to have broken blood vessels on your face, particularly on your nose and cheeks. These broken blood vessels may appear red, purple or blue, and the clusters can be both small and large. Commonly known as spider veins, broken blood vessels are harmless but...
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