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25 Jul 2005

VARICOSE VEINS
I have enormous pain from a varicose vein in my right thigh. I am active and I don't sit for long periods, so I'm not sure what caused it. Is there a solution via exercise for varicose veins? Everyone suggests wearing tight stockings, but on the other hand wearing tight clothing,constipation, heat are some of the causes of varicose veins. PLease help.
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Mitchell's Plain,

From the viewpoint of the viewer's response to your question, it would be safe to see a specialist to have the varicose vein confirmed. Many times, varicose veins are inherited. They only become painful when they become inflammed from some sort of damage. I would suggest that you see a specialist because it is highly unusual, if it was a vein, to be this painful.

Good Luck.

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