Re: Bulging varicose veins in my legs...Help!!!
do you have diabetes?what is the actual cause for your insufficiency or do you not actually know?seeing a vascular surgeon or interventional radiologist would probably be your best bets.you can be referred by just talking with your doc.if you do not know just what is actually causing this,you really do need to find out the cause.that in itself could help alot.i have a vasomotor malfunction in my legs due to spinal cord injury so i can relate to that part.i do have some rather ugly veins to look at but thankfully they have not popped out as badly as yours have.i would imagine that that will be coming soon.you can have the more prominant ones sclerosed so they are kind of "taken out" of the circulation,but it depends on which particular vein the problems are stemming from too.i really do think that seeing a vascular surgeon for a consult on options would really be your best bet at this point.have you had a doppler ultrasound to check for actual blood flow and any possible clot formations or plaques that could be forming?this should be done from time to time just to keep tabs on things in there.venous insufficiancy just creates a much higher risk of blood clots or DVT.are you taking any type of blood thinners like even a baby aspirin a day?that can help some with blood flow if your clotting times are too quick.just some thoughts for you.FB
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