Venous Insufficiency Treatment - How To Treat It?
Cardiovascular Surgery

Venous Insufficiency Treatment - How To Treat It?

    Venous Insufficiency Treatment - How To Treat It?

    Venous insufficiency occurs when veins in the legs become weak and unable to carry blood back to the heart. It can cause pain, swelling, discoloration, and even ulcers on the leg.

     

    What Is Venous Insufficiency?

    Venous insufficiencies occur when veins in the legs weaken and cannot carry enough blood back to the heart, causing pressure inside the veins. This leads to swelling, discoloration and pain.

     

    Causes Of Venous Insufficiency

    There are several reasons why people develop venous insufficiency. These include aging, pregnancy, obesity, prolonged standing, sitting, and certain medications.

     

    Symptoms And Signs

    If you notice any of these symptoms, you should see a doctor immediately.

    1) Painful swelling in the legs

    2) Swelling in the ankles

    3) Aching pain in the calves

     

    Treatment Options For Venous Insufficiency

    There are several treatment options available for venous insufficiency. These treatments vary based on the severity of the condition. In mild cases, compression stockings and elevation are often enough to relieve symptoms. However, more severe cases require surgery.

     

    Venous Insufficiency Conclusion

    Venous insufficiency is a common problem that affects millions of people worldwide. If left untreated, it can lead to serious complications such as leg ulcers, skin damage, and even amputation. Fortunately, there are effective treatments available.

    The content of the page is for informational purposes only, please consult your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.

    BirolYAMAK
    Cardiovascular Surgery

    Prof. M.D.

    Birol YAMAK

    Koru Ankara Hastanesi