Varicose veins, also known as varicosities can occur when your veins become enlarged, twisted, and overfilled with blood. Any superficial veins may become varicose, but varicose veins most commonly affected parts of the legs. The symptoms appear to be swollen and raised, misshapen on your legs. You may also experience pain, discoloration, and in severe cases, the vein can bleed, and even ulcers can form.
Medical Treatment for Varicose Veins
Most of the people, varicose veins with mild variation are common and can be treated with a simple cosmetic concern. However, some of the cases can involve even sclerotherapy or laser (EVLA) treatment.
Self-care with prescribed medication can be involved in the varicose veins are mild. Consulting with the right doctor for varicose veins medical treatment can give you relief and minimize the discomfort.
Superficial varicose veins do not require medical attention, however, getting consulted with the doctor will help you in relieving the pain and discomfort.
Compression Stockings: After a detailed examination, your doctor will recommend the over-the-counter stockings, which are available in pharmacies and medical stores. The stockings will squeeze the patient’s legs and improve blood circulation. The high-pressure stockings provide more pressure, and doctors will prescribe you the right prescription (low-pressure or high-pressure stockings).
Compression stockings are designed to help with discomfort, pain, and swelling. It also pushes the blood upward, and it should be worn all day and elevate your legs for about 10 to 15 minutes.
Over-the-counter drugs: Your doctor will prescribe you with an anti-inflammatory drug like the aspirin or ibuprofen to relieve swelling and pain.