Pregnancy Varicose Veins: Will They Go Away?

  Why do pregnant women get varicose veins? It is extremely common for women to develop varicose veins during pregnancy. Their bodies go through several changes that make them more susceptible including hormonal changes, increased blood volume and obstruction of blood flow. The likelihood of a woman getting varicose veins during pregnancy also increases as […]

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Varicose Veins: Recurrence after Treatment

  Can varicose veins come back? Approximately 5-15% of patients will see a recurrence in varicose veins after receiving treatment. Veins that are properly treated will not come back, however, new ones can form. There are several factors that can contribute to the recurrence of varicose veins and the reasons will differ for each person. […]

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Lichen Simplex Chronicus: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

  An estimated 12% of the U.S. population has Lichen Simplex Chronicus (LSC). This condition can occur at any age, in any race and in either gender. However, it is most common in middle-aged adults, particularly females. What is LSC? Sometimes referred to as Localized Neurodermatitis, this is a common condition that begins as an […]

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