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Is There a Treatment for Bunch of Veins on the Foot?
6 Doctor Answers | Asked by joyceline in Manila
Spider veins and varicose veins on the foot
A large network of spider and varicose veins on the foot is often referred to as corona phlebectatica. This may occur from genetic influences, hormones, environmental and occupational factors, and most importantly, ambulatory venous hypertension. Treatment should address the underlying cause of the distal extremity veins, rather than the spider veins themselves.
Yes but make sure you consult a specialist
First of all, you would need to schedule an appointment with a vascular specialist. During the first consultation, an ultrasound should be done to eliminate any problems with the main vein. Knowing that there is a healthy blood flow in your leg, the surgeon may suggest the sclerotherapy treatment - a series of injections of the solution to close off and shrink the diseased veins. For large varicosities, ultrasound is often used to guide the injections into underlying vessels not seen on the...
VNUS Closure or EVLT for venus reflux, lasers for the corona
A fan-shaped pattern of small intradermal veins on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) aspect of the ankle and foot is called corona phlebectatica, or corona phlebectasia. Corona implies that they "crown" the ankle. Corona phlebectasia is thought to be an early sign af advanced venous reflux disease. This reflux typically originates at the saphenofemoral junction with venous blood refluxing into the great saphenous vein. Less commonly, saphenopopliteal reflux into the lesser...
Treatment for veins on foot
Veins on the foot that are bothersome sometimes cna be treated. If you are specificlaly talking about small spider type veins, then there are an assortment of lasers than can treat this very easily.
Veins on foot
This can be signs of more serious venous disease higher up on the leg. Just like a drip from your sealing may mean there is a pipe leaking somewhere, you need to identify and seal the leak in oder to stop the drip. In venous disease this is often performed with an ultrasound machine. Once the proper diagnosis and source is made then the appropriate treatment can be initiated. Ask your internist for a referral to a physician specializing in treatment of venous disease.