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Can I get rid of spider veins without surgery?

Do spider veins always require surgery? I noticed that I had them on my legs awhile back, and while I'm not in too much pain, I do want to get rid of them. Is there another way...

I notice that I have spider veins on my legs. How is this treated?

How are spider veins typically treated? They're on my legs and they're causing me to have quite a bit of pain. Is it usually with surgery? Is it invasive?

What is the treatment for peripheral arterial disease?

My mother has been diagnosed with peripheral arterial disease. What can be done for this?

What are the risks involved in vascular surgery?

My mother is 72 years old and is going to have vascular surgery in a few weeks. She has diabetes, as well as high blood pressure. The doctor has only spoken to her about the...

Do medicines help in treating varicose veins?

My sister is 36 years old and has had an issue with varicose veins ever since giving birth to her first child. Is there any medication to treat this? She doesn't want to resort...

My father has blood clots in his legs. What should be the course of treatment?

My father is 74 years old and has hypertension, which is causing him to have blood clots in his legs. What do you suggest should be the course of treatment for him?

What is the recovery period after a vascular surgery?

My father needs to have vascular surgery for his large abdominal aortic aneurysm. He is pretty active, and wants to be back playing on his softball team after the surgery, only...

Should 90 year old mother with dementia travel abroad for 6 weeks?

I'm thinking of taking my mother to Spain for 6 weeks on holiday. She had crescendo TIAs 10 months ago, all on the same day. She is 90 years old and was diagnosed at the time...

Why do I feel pain in my nerves while lifting weight?

Every time I am in the gym lifting weights, I feel like I'm experiencing something like nerve pain. Why is this happening to me?

How will my life change after bypass surgery?

I am undergoing bypass surgery in a month or so. I am very nervous and want to hear from as many doctors I can about how different my life will be afterward.

How are blood clots in the veins diagnosed?

I have a family history of blood clots, and I recently read about a condition called deep vein thrombosis after researching possible causes of blood clotting in the body. How...

I have been diagnosed with Raynaud's disease. Can it be treated with surgery?

I have recently been diagnosed with Raynaud's disease. Can a vascular surgery help me treat this condition?

Can PAD be treated with a surgery?

My mother has been diagnosed with peripheral artery disease, but the doctor says there is no cure for it. Can surgery treat this condition?

Is there a possibility of a patient suffering a heart attack during a vascular surgery?

My father is supposed to undergo vascular surgery, but he is 67 years old. Is it possible for him to suffer a heart attack while under surgery? His surgeons have tried to reassure...

Does vascular surgery have an effect on blood pressure?

I underwent vascular surgery 3 months ago, and ever since then, my blood pressure has been high. Is it a common result of such surgeries? After how long should it stabilize?...

My mother has been diagnosed with atherosclerosis. What does treatment involve?

My mother is 72 years old and has been diagnosed with atherosclerosis. What would be the course of treatment for her condition? What are the risks involved in the case she needs...

I have a blue patch on my palm. Is it an indication of a burst nerve?

I have a strange blue colored patch on my palm. Could it be a burst nerve or blood vessel? Is it dangerous?

What are the risks involved in a vascular surgery?

My mother is 67-year-old diabetic patient. Due to some damage to her nerves, a doctor has advised her to have vascular surgery. What are the risks involved in such a surgery?...

What does an angioplasty procedure involve?

I am due for an angioplasty, but I am extremely nervous about the procedure and it would be of great help to tell me what exactly will be involved. My kids did some research,...

What are the main causes of an arterial blockage?

I recently read an article that said we all have blockages in our heart, only the intensity keeps changing. What are the primary causes of arterial blockages? Can they be prevented?...

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