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Pelvic vein disease, also called pelvic congestion syndrome, which is the development of varicose veins in the pelvis.

Venous Insufficiency:

  • swelling of the legs or ankles (edema)
  • pain that gets worse when you stand and gets better when you raise your legs.
  • leg cramps.
  • aching, throbbing, or a feeling of heaviness in your legs.
  • itchy legs.

DVT is usually treated with medication such as BLOOD THINNERS, also known as anticoagulants, are the most common medicines used for treating DVT. They prevent blood clots from getting larger by decreasing your blood’s ability to clot.

Another option is THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY is sometimes used to quickly dissolve a blood clot, especially if the clot is large and causing severe symptoms.

Common Investigations:

  • Angiogram
  • Ankle-Brachial Index or ABI Test
  • Carotid Duplex
  • Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) and Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) Tests
  • Duplex Ultrasound