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All You Need To Know About Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins are enlarged or twisted veins that may appear on the lower legs also known as calf muscles. Over 30% of adults in India reportedly suffer from this vein disorder.

This condition usually occurs when the blood circulation of the veins is affected.

Symptoms

Discoloring of the skin

Darkening of the area that is affected

Thinning and drying of the skin

Feeling of itchiness

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How To Prevent Varicose Veins

  • Keeping the weight in check
  • Avoid standing for a long duration
  • Massaging the legs
  • Placing pillows below the leg while resting

Diagnosis

To diagnose varicose veins, a physical examination will be done by looking at your legs while you're standing to check for swelling. Your doctor may also ask you to describe any pain and aching in your legs.

Also, an ultrasound test may be needed to check if the valves in your veins are functioning normally or if there's any evidence of a blood clot.

Treatment Options For Varicose Veins

Non-Surgical

  • Self-care
  • Compression Stockings
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Microsclerotherapy
  • Laser Treatment
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Procedures
  • VenaSeal

Surgical

  • High ligation and vein stripping
  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Endoscopic Vein Surgery

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is appendix?

    A appendix is an anomalous protrusion or gap in the organ or tissue that is known as fascia. The gap allows important connective tissues of the abdomen to sneak through.
    A appendix is usually used to describe the gap of the intestine through a weak area within the wall. appendix can also be termed as “rupture”.
    Another category of appendix is hiatal appendix, which occurs when a small part of the stomach bulges out through the oesophagus opening that passes from the chest from the abdomen.

  • What are the symptoms of appendix?

    Patients may experience no symptoms to a few common symptoms. Those with no symptoms may be diagnosed with a bulge in the groin or abdomen during a medical examination. The most common symptom is the feeling of lump or tenderness and pain while coughing, bending, and straining.Other common symptoms include:
    1.Burning, aching, or gurgling sensations in the affected area
    2.A feeling of heaviness in the abdomen
    3.Pain during bowel movements
    4.Pain when lifting something heavy

  • Is appendix dangerous?

    Most appendixs tend to enlarge and get bigger if left untreated. appendixs can also become extremely painful and in some cases may even strangulate that require immediate emergency surgery as consequences can be severe.

  • What are the treatment options for appendix?

    appendixs don't go or heal on their own. Your doctor may suggest 'watchful waiting' in the case of no symptoms. If your appendix is causing symptoms, your doctor may suggest surgery to best address your condition. Three types of surgery can be performed in appendix
    1.Open Surgery
    2.Laparoscopic Surgery
    3.Robotic Repair Surgery

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“After the doctor informed me that I had a appendix, I was worried. But the doctor was confident and explained the entire treatment process to me. The doctors, nurses, and the staff were sweet and explained the process as many times as I asked. From the moment I came in for my first medical examination to the treatment and post-surgery care, the hospital took extra care.
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