It’s important to get proper treatment for varicose veins as quickly as possible. However, even with the many warnings and encouragements from medical practitioners, a lot of people tend to ignore varicose veins until they become a significant problem. You might wonder if that’s even possible, and if you shouldn’t just ignore them. The answer to that will be given as the same by pretty much every medical expert you ask: don’t avoid the treatment, and listen to your doctor’s advice regarding the use of basic home treatments versus that of advanced medical interventions.
Home treatments might not be enough most of the time. That’s because they simply don’t do much except to support the body in its healing process. Now, that might be enough if the problem isn’t that bad, and your body can heal from it more easily. There are countless cases when doctors will simply tell their patients to get compression stockings or leggings, and then check back after some time to see what their progress looks like.
Unfortunately complications can occur, and they’re quite common. They can include ulcers, blood clots and skin bursts accompanied by bleeding. Infection can set in, at which point the problem starts to become very serious. To avoid such issues, it’s best to visit a trained medical professional who can provide you with a more advanced varicose vein treatment prior to the onset of even the mildest complication.