It is obvious for one to avoid wearing short dresses like skirts every time when cooler temperatures are nearing. But when it comes to women affected by spider veins, fall conditions and winter conditions are the best times when they should consider their removal depending on the needs and plans.
Definition of the spider and varicose veins
Spider and varicose veins rise as a result of the vein valves failing to work in the correct way. Spider veins are considered as varicose veins. They are of a small size and normally appear as red webs or as blue webs and are found close to the woman’s skin. Despite them changing the look of the legs, they are not associated with any physical symptoms.
On the other hand, varicose veins are the vein type that is large in size and bulge with a capability of changing the look and the feel of the legs. Some of the symptoms and signs associated with this condition include itching of the legs, swelling of the legs, their legs becoming heavy and tired, pain, a brown discoloration of the skin, and ulcers of the skin or wounds that are not in a position of healing easily.
Which type of women are affected?
The spider and the varicose veins normally affect women with children, obese or overweight women, women whose family have a particular history related to varicose veins, and women who are on their feet in a number of occasions.
Treatment methods for spider and varicose vein
In a number of cases, the treatment of spider and varicose veins is conducted on an outpatient level. Depending on the woman’s condition and their associated symptoms and signs, the treatment of this disorder entails:
- Surgery process as one way of removing the varicose veins.
- An Endovenous ablation that is a catheter-related method using heat as one way of closing the varicose veins in a safe mode.
- Sclerotherapy procedure, that is associated with a number of injections that mainly use medication as one way of closing the respective spider and the varicose veins in a safe way.
- Compression stockings that are essential in relieving the symptoms that arise as a result of varicose veins but it is not in a position of treating the main cause.
The associated side effects
It is possible for other patients to have some side effects following the process of varicose vein treatment. For the case of Sclerotherapy, the patients are likely to incur tenderness effect, redness effect, or hard lumps effect on the area that she has been injected along the veins. For the case of endovenous ablation, a common side effect is a pulling sensation accompanied by a tenderness which occurs along the vein.