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This article is useful for patients who havemuch swelling of the legs, what to do with which doctor to turn to, how to identify the cause and get rid of the heaviness in the legs - hundreds of questions are asked every day on thematic forums. Many raise the topic of lymphatic drainage massage - a fashionable service that, from the medical to the cosmetic category, because it is performed almost in all beauty salons.

Experts do not recommend such a massage, if the disease of the veins caused the swelling of the legs, what to do with which doctor to apply - make an appointment with a phlebologist:

  • In the case of pathological conditions of veins, the physician should determine the permissibility of the massage. If a patient has varicose veins, everything will hang from his stage
  • If the massage is allowed, then only in a gentle mode - then, as a manual stimulation of the acceleration of lymph implies a fairly intense impact on the human body
  • With thrombosis and thrombophlebitis, any massage is strictly contraindicated

3 April 2016
Good afternoon! I live in St. Petersburg. January 5, 2015 there was a deep vein thrombosis of the lower leg, popliteal segment. There was very severe shortness of breath, but PE was ruled out. Studies of vessels of the abdominal cavity were not performed. Treatment - thromboass, warfarin, detralex compression. Warfarin drank a year. Through the uzi the veins became passable. But after the withdrawal of warfarin, unpleasant sensations in the leg, temperature 37 in the evening. They allowed me to wear golf, but I doubt that the veins hang on the whole leg. By the size of the legs are different. Whether it is possible to pass or take place in your clinic a full inspection and receive consultation on treatment. Does the clinic have a hotel and an approximate cost of living and such a survey. Or can you recommend a specialist in St. Petersburg? Answer: Good afternoon! Olga, unfortunately a complete examination in our clinic, you can not get. We recommend that you pass the following tests: ultrasound of the abdominal cavity organs, mammography. Consultation of the coloproctologist. If the veins are on the hip ("the veins hang on the entire leg"), we recommend wearing compression stockings or pantyhose. Sincerely, Angelova Victoria Alexandrovna.

February 7, 2016 Seminar on genetic markers of thrombophilia Colleagues, this Wednesday, on the 10th at 17 o'clock we are going to a seminar on thrombophilia. There will be an invited geneticist from PFUR

January 16, 2016 Summing up the results of the past year Results of 2015:
During the work 15 scientific works were published, 1 book on thrombosis for a wide range of readers was published.
Representatives of the Center's staff made presentations at 4 scientific and practical conferences.
In clinical practice, new methods of psychological testing and accompanying patients with surgical interventions on the veins.


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