Spider Veins

Intro:

Spider veins are small blue or pink vessels that appear just underneath the skin. Although they can be unsightly, they are usually harmless.

Symptoms:

Spider veins usually don’t cause symptoms but can be associated with burning, aching or stinging in some people.

Risk Factors:

Spider veins often occur randomly but can be associated with:

Diagnosis:

Spider veins are diagnosed based on a thorough clinical exam. It is often important to assess for underlying venous insufficiency through a non-invasive venous ultrasound.

Treatment:

Spider veins can be effectively treated with sclerotherapy, a medication that is used to irritate and close these small and non-essential veins. This is done through a small quick injection in the office.

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