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Spider veins are caused by the swelling of veins close to the surface of the skin. Veins have valves that sometimes break or become weak. This causes a back up of blood, swelling and their typical web-like appearance, ex... More »

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There are seven common methods to reduce spider veins. These include support stockings, sclerotherapy, lifestyle changes, endovenous laser treatment, radiofrequency occlusion, surgery and laser treatments, according to W... More »

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A natural treatment option is the supplement horse chestnut seed extract. This is taken to reduce the redness and swelling, although this does not remove the swelling and discoloration completely, according to Women's He... More »

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Spider veins, also known as varicose veins, can be treated at home through exercise, elevation, increased body movement and weight management, according to WebMD. Most of the time a person can treat the spider veins at h... More »

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According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, varicose veins are swollen veins visible just under the surface of the skin. They most often occur in the legs, but they can form in any part of the body. More »

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Spider vein remedies include radiofrequency occlusion, endovenous laser treatment, intense pulsed light and sclerotherapy, WebMD states. Lifestyle changes and wearing support stockings may also be helpful. More »

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Weeping leg edema is a medical condition in which pressure builds up in small veins in the leg and water from the blood seeps out of the veins and eventually out the skin. Typically the leg will swell up and eventually a... More »

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