I have a varicose vein in groin and under the navel.

Varicose Vein Surgery . 3 answers . 3 years ago

I have varicosed vein in my left groin and under my navel. It expands toward my left leg. What is the best treatment for me? And does excercise help me to reduce my varicosities?

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2 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group (View Profile)

Depends on the source of this vein. In some cases this may represent blockage of other veins and sometimes these should not touched.
I really depends on the individual patient, you should see your provider if you wish treatment.
Michael D. Ingegno, MD

2 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group (View Profile)

Depends on the source of this vein. In some cases this may represent blockage of other veins and sometimes these should not touched.
I really depends on the individual patient, you should see your provider if you wish treatment.
Michael D. Ingegno, MD


2 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

These are not typical locations for varicosities. I suggest you schedule a consult with a vein specialist.

2 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

These are not typical locations for varicosities. I suggest you schedule a consult with a vein specialist.


2 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

Exercise will not reduce varicosities. The distribution of your varicose veins suggest venous hypertension, which could be a result of a reflux problem either at the level of the left groin or possibly even higher in the iliac or pelvic veins. You should have a full venous evaluation including a lower extremity venous ultrasound as well as a CAT scan or MRV of your pelvic and iliac veins.

2 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

Exercise will not reduce varicosities. The distribution of your varicose veins suggest venous hypertension, which could be a result of a reflux problem either at the level of the left groin or possibly even higher in the iliac or pelvic veins. You should have a full venous evaluation including a lower extremity venous ultrasound as well as a CAT scan or MRV of your pelvic and iliac veins.


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