Varicose Veins (cont.)
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involves injecting a chemical inside the vein that obliterates it and causes it to scar.
Lasers are also used as a treatment for varicose veins, but are frequently used in the treatment of smaller veins, medically referred to as telangiectasias.
If a person have superficial thrombophlebitis, a health care professional will usually recommend warm compresses and pain medication. Additional treatment depends on whether the physician thinks the patient may have an infection.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/6/2014
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