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Ayurvedic treatment for Varicose Veins in Chennai

Varicose eczema refers to the skin changes that occur in the leg as result of stasis or pooling by gravitational collection of blood from insufficient venous return. The name, varicose eczema comes from a common cause of this being varicose veins. The signs include oedema, hyperpigmentation, venous dermatitis, chronic cellulitis, cutaneous infarction (atrophie-blanche) lipodermatosclerosis, lichenification of the skin of particular limb and ulceration. In developed countries, the most common chronic wounds are leg ulcers. The prevalence of varicose veins increases with age which is in age group 55 to 64 (55.7%). Venous ulcer commonly develops at around and above the medial malleoli, and medial aspect of lower leg because of presence of large number of perforators which transmit pressure changes directly into superficial system. Ulcer is often large, nonhealing, tender and recurrent with secondary infection. It presents with complications of venous diseases like eczema, ulceration, lipodermatosclerosis and venous ulcers. Sushruta mentioned the non-healing wounds in the similar manner and mentioned the prognosis of that wounds. The signs of Dushta Vrana (chronic wounds) mentioned in the classics are Ativivrita (broad based), Bhairava (ugly looking), Putipuyamansa (purulent pus discharge), Gandha (foul smell), Vedana (pain), Dirghakalanubandhi (chronic in nature).

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