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Varicose Vein Treatment in Fairhope, AL

If you need varicose vein treatment near Fairhope, Alabama, we can help!  Vascular Associates of South Alabama diagnoses and treats varicose veins in patients on the Baldwin County Eastern Shore.  We have offices in several locations along the Alabama Gulf Coast, including one in Fairhope-- and we offer the latest, most innovative advancements in vascular care at our state-of-the-art endovascular outpatient facility in Mobile.  

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Varicose Vein Treatment on the Baldwin County Eastern Shore

Common Symptoms of Varicose Veins

Most people with varicose veins initially experience no noticeable symptoms, apart from the visibility of the affected veins.  Varicose veins most frequently occur in the legs and have a bulging, purplish appearance, visible just below the surface of the skin.  You may think varicose veins are only a cosmetic issue, but unfortunately, that is not the case.  Left untreated, they can cause chronic pain and swelling or ulceration.  

Without treatment, varicose veins can cause the following symptoms:

  • Pain
  • Burning
  • Itching
  • Dull aching
  • Tiredness or heavy sensation in the limbs
  • Skin tears or ulceration (in severe cases)

These symptoms may range from mild to severe.  Not everyone who has varicose veins will experience discomfort or serious medical issues as a result of them, but they do sometimes interfere with healthy circulation.  More seriously, varicose veins can be a sign that a patient has a potentially dangerous underlying condition, such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT).  It's important to see a vascular specialist when varicose veins appear, in order to rule out any more serious conditions.  Our vascular specialists are highly-trained experts in veins and can provide a careful evaluation, to set your mind at ease.

Treatment for Varicose Veins Near Fairhope, Alabama

At Vascular Associates, our specialists have the skills necessary to effectively examine each patient, weigh their unique set of risk factors, and recommend the appropriate treatment option.  If a minimally-invasive procedure is necessary, you can receive this treatment at our outpatient endovascular lab in Mobile, AL.  It's the first of its kind in Alabama-- a clinic where we offer innovative and effective vascular procedures and the most diligent care.  

If you have varicose veins, the experts at Vascular Associates of South Alabama can provide you with the diagnostics and treatment you require.  Click here to read about some of the most popular varicose vein treatment options.  If you're ready to schedule an appointment, give us a call or contact us online.  We always welcome new patients, and we accept most major medical insurance plans.  

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