treatment “varicose veins” by means of injections

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Have you ever heard of varicose vein injections? Sclerotherapy is one of the most effective treatments for varicose and spider veins, a common condition. It affects the appearance and can cause pain or problems. Regarding severe hemorrhage, here are the basics you need to know. before choosing an injection method for Treatment

What can help with varicose vein injections?

Treatment of varicose veins by injection method It is a method that is suitable for varicose veins that are smaller than 3 millimeters in the skin. without showing abnormalities of the tongue (valve) in superficial veins or small varicose veins that still remains After varicose veins surgery injection treatment for varicose veins In addition to improving the appearance of  It can also make other symptoms and conditions worse. related can also be improved, such as relieving pain, swelling, cramps or beriberi

How do injections treat varicose veins?

at the start The doctor will clean the target area with ethyl alcohol. Then use a small syringe to inject the solution into the varicose vein. The drug is a chemical that has the ability to destroy the walls of varicose veins. (endothelium) by injecting into the to make the blood vessel wall swell and stick together until the blood cannot flow through And hardening until eventually constricted only 2-3 weeks, the varicose veins that used to be aneurysm will collapse and fade away. There are many types of drugs or chemicals used by doctors to inject. But the commonly used type is called “Aethoxysklerol” (Aethoxysklerol), which has a concentration of 0.5-3%. This solution will affect the inner wall of the blood vessel. which obstructs the blood flow to nourish  will turn into scars that will eventually disappear. This allows blood to flow to stronger veins. after injection You may experience mild pain and discomfort, however, if the pain is too much, let your doctor know. ทางเข้า

Can you use this method?

Although injections to treat varicose veins are a relatively safe procedure. But people with certain conditions may not be able to receive treatment for varicose veins with this method, such as those with a history of allergies to injectable substances. have a history of arteritis Large varicose veins in conjunction with deep vein problems who is pregnant Or have a history of thrombosis, etc. Therefore, you should make an appointment with your doctor to talk about your physical condition and determine whether Is varicose vein injection the right way for you?

How was the result?

treatment with this method Patients must receive treatment from a medical specialist specialized in dermatology. and have to do it many times The average is about 3-4 times or more, each time about 1.5-2 months apart, except in very severe patients. may need more injections (But in the case of large varicose veins, surgical treatment is required) and after each injection, the patient can go home straight away. Without the need to go to the hospital, however, this treatment is a non-curable treatment. New varicose veins may occur. Therefore, monthly follow-up visits should be made with the treating physician. To see if the injections for varicose vein treatment are effective or not. Or do you need additional treatment?

potential side effects

Like other procedures Injections to treat can have side effects. but rarely found

mild side effects

  • Pain, swelling, redness at the injection site
  • In the case of intravenous injection The skin in that area may turn darker. or may cause a wound
  • In the case of a mild allergic reaction to the injected drug, redness may occur. itching or rash on the skin
  • bleeding spots or blotches on the skin

These temporary side effects usually go away on their own without treatment. Within a period of 2-3 weeks to several months.

Possible serious side effects (but rarely found)

  • Allergic reaction to the injected substance causing shock
  • Blood clots in deep veins (deep vein thrombosis)
  • infection
  • Vascular inflammation

Therefore, before considering choosing a treatment by this method Always consult a medical professional.