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Varicose eczema

Varicose eczema: Introduction

Varicose eczema: Varicose eczema is a chronic skin condition that involves the skin on or near varicose veins in the legs - usually the skin on the ankles are affected. Varicose veins occur when the valves in particular blood vessels malfunction and allow the blood to flow backwards. The condition is more likely to occur in people who are overweight. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Varicose eczema is available below.

Symptoms of Varicose eczema

Treatments for Varicose eczema

  • Moisturizing affected skin
  • Topical steroid creams
  • Compression bandages or stockings
  • Elevate feet to reduce fluid accumulation
  • Surgery - Cases that don't resolve following initial treatment may require surgery to remove the varicose veins.
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