Venous insufficiency is serious and can result in many other health complications due to the lack of blood flow to the heart, like varicose veins, swelling in the legs and ankles, and leg and foot pain while walking. However, it can sometimes be difficult to recognize the symptoms before things get too serious with problems like blood clots or varicose veins. The professionals at Advanced Vascular Surgery can properly diagnose and treat venous insufficiency, but you need to know what to look for. In today’s post, we will discuss some of the warning signs that point to venous insufficiency.
Many patients suffer from venous insufficiency but wait until more serious issues manifest before seeking diagnosis and treatment. The earlier you can recognize these symptoms and get them checked, the better your chances of avoiding those more serious issues that require more serious treatments. Here are some of the minor and major symptoms that mean you should seek treatment.
While some of these symptoms may not seem too serious, it’s in your best interests to consult a physician for a proper diagnosis as quickly as possible. While it may not be anything critical, it’s always better to know for sure, as a minor issue left untreated can become a much more serious issue years, or even months, down the road. The experienced professionals at Advanced Vascular Surgery will work closely with you to get a full understanding of your symptoms, so they can give you the most accurate diagnosis possible. Form there we can formulate a treatment strategy that will properly address your specific symptoms. Whether this means something as serious as surgery or more minor treatments, like medication or compression stockings, we will make sure you are on the right track for relief.
No matter how minor or severe your symptoms are, taking a proactive approach to dealing with them will yield better results than putting things off until later. If you are suffering from any of these symptoms, contact Advanced Vascular Surgery and schedule your initial consultation as soon as possible. We will make every effort to properly diagnose and treat your issues for the best possible results.