Essay On Spider Veins

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Unsightly spider and reticular veins are caused because of increased pressure. They are usually hereditary, but there are other causes. Reticular veins appear slightly blue or purple under the skin and may exist independently, but can also be a warning signal that spider veins may appear.

Spider veins are also called thread veins and are very common. They appear in superficial blood vessels like varicose veins, but spider veins are closer to the surface of the skin. They are often found behind the knee, but may appear anywhere on the body. Spider veins do not usually cause any serious medical problem, but are unsightly and can be completely removed.

Sclerotherapy is one treatment our specialist uses to eliminate spider veins and reticular
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During this time the calf muscles are inactive and do not help push the blood back to the heart.

• Trauma or injury can also cause spider veins. Surgery, a sports injury, an automobile accident or broken bone may cause spider veins to appear.

• Most spider veins appear in the legs, but they can also appear on the face. This may be caused by rosacea. While drinking alcohol does not cause spider veins on the face, it can make them worse. Anxiety, stress and spicy food may also exacerbate spider veins on the face.

Our specialist will examine your spider and reticular veins and help you decide if sclerotherapy is your best option. The pain is minimal or non-existent, but we can apply a topical anesthetic if necessary. You should not take aspirin or other anti-inflammatory before treatment and not shave your legs or apply any lotion on the day of treatment. It is recommended that you wear loose-fitting clothing and bring shorts to wear home after treatment.

Spider and reticular veins are unsightly and may cause embarrassment for people of any age. Fortunately, they can be completely removed, and you can have smooth, clear legs

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