Have you noticed unexplained small wounds near or around your ankles? These wounds may be venous leg ulcers. If you have varicose veins that you have not been treating make sure to schedule an appointment with Springboro Varicose To Perfect. Leg ulcers and varicose veins may be indicators of more serious health concerns. Highly trained Dr. Sukir Sinnathamby offers a variety of state-of- the- art vein treatments that may help you improve the appearance of your veins, and your overall health.
Venous Leg Ulcers Springboro. OH
Caused By: Venous leg ulcers can be caused by a variety of factors. Certain pre-existing conditions could put you at a higher risk of developing leg ulcers such as varicose veins. When untreated, varicose veins can develop into ulcers that typically form around your ankles. Other risk factors for developing venous leg ulcers are obesity, blood clots, prolonged standing or multiple pregnancies.
Signs & Symptoms: It is important to look out for signs that you may be developing ulcers. Treating the varicose vein condition before ulcers form is best for your prolonged health.
If you are developing venous leg ulcers you may experience the following symptoms:
- Dry or Red Skin
- Burning Sensations
- Raw or Weeping Wounds
Treatment Options: It is important to seek medical assistance as soon as possible if you have varicose veins or leg ulcers. If you have varicose veins, schedule an appointment at Springboro Varicose to Perfect. Dr. Sinnathamby can offer a wide range of vein treatment options such as Vein Gogh, Laser Treatments, Ambulatory Hook Phlebectomy and Sclerotherapy. For leg ulcers it is important to keep any open wound clean and covered to avoid infection. Dr. Sinnathamby may also suggest compression bandages to help reduce swelling and increase the blood flow to your legs.
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Do not let your varicose veins go untreated. Varicose veins can cause cause discomfort, cause embarrassment, and could cause serious health concerns. Dr. Sinnathamby offers a welcoming and warm office where he will spend time to ensure you receive the vein treatment option that is best for you. Contact Varicose to Perfect or schedule a consultation online.