Did you know that varicose veins are one of the diseases generated by inheritance? 17% of the world population suffers as much as in men and women.
Sclerotherapy is the simplest, most economical and effective solution for the treatment of varicose veins and varicose ulcers without surgery.
This is a quick and painless procedure, which after the procedure it does not require medication or rest.
Dr. Candelario Gómez Gálvez
Surgeon Specialist in Flebology
Ced. Prof. 1121202
With more than 26 years of experience. National Autonomous University of Mexico, graduated in 1987.
Diploma on FLEBOLOGY at the Autonomous University of Guerrero in 1997
It is the procedure by which we treat the varicose veins by applying a sclerosing medication inside the vein, which causes the vein that is injected to permanently collapse (closing), thus eliminating varicose veins, of small caliber (spider legs). , medium and large.
What are varicose veins?
Varicose veins are diseased veins that do not perform their function well, that is, returning the blood to the heart. They are characterized by dilatation, elongation and tortuosity. They are the most frequent manifestation of venous insufficiency, which is mainly caused by factors such as inheritance, hormone consumption, standing, multiple pregnancies, overweight, thrombosis, etc.
What causes varicose veins?
This disease manifests when the veins have difficulties to carry blood from the legs to the heart. The main causes are multiple, the main factor is the hereditary, as well as in obesity in both men and women, multiple pregnancies or twin pregnancies, labor is to say being a long time standing or sitting, clothes very adjusted, the strips that are fashionable lately, constipation, sedentary lifestyle, oral and injectable contraceptives.
Signs and symptoms
Itching, burning, cramping in the legs or feet.
Discoloration of the skin.
Sores or ulcers in the lower part of the leg.
Family history of vein disease.
Tiredness and heaviness of the legs.
Pain in the legs after sitting or standing for a long time.
Swollen ankles in the afternoon or evening.
Varicose veins visible from telangiectasias (spider legs) to veins of large caliber.
Are complications serious?
In addition to pain in the legs and unsightly appearance of the varicose veins, if these are not treated they can cause Phlebitis, which is inflammation of the vein and medical treatment is required to be treated. Another complication is thrombosis, which is the formation of a clot. of blood that is due to the chronic congestion of blood in the veins, if a blood clot circulates from legs to lungs a pulmonary thromboembolism occurs producing fatal consequences.
Other complications are varicose ulcers on the legs, which start with increased skin coloring of the affected area and then discolor the skin, swelling the leg itching, skin becomes thin and skin is lost resulting in the Ulcer, to be able that this ulcer closes the treatment is to treat the cause that in this case are varicose veins.
* Each of the cases requires a prior assessment in which the severity of the problem is identified and the number of sessions necessary for its cure.