Itching/Burning/Numbness in Bellevue, OH

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Irritation of the veins can cause a range of discomfort in the body. Even when you aren’t experiencing pain from vein irritation, you may have symptoms such as itching and burning in affected areas. The board-certified radiologists at Vein & Body Specialists specialize in vein disease and can help pinpoint the underlying causes of these symptoms and provide safe, effective treatment. If you live in Bellevue, Sandusky, Fremont, or Norwalk, Ohio, you can get relief from these uncomfortable symptoms.

Why Itching and Burning?

When considering venous disease, these sensations are most closely associated with venous stasis dermatitis. Venous stasis dermatitis is a condition of the skin which is very common in people with venous problems like varicose or spider veins.

What Are the Symptoms of Venous Eczema?

Itching and burning are the primary characteristics of this condition. Additionally, the affected area may present a red or brown, patchy rash. You may also experience throbbing, radiant heat, and slight pain in the area. Left untreated, venous stasis dermatitis can also cause skin ulcers.

Why Do I Have Itching and Burning?

When venous eczema is present, there is increased pressure on the veins in the legs due to weak or damaged valves. When the valves in the legs are not working correctly, blood can pool in the lower extremities and cause a range of symptoms. This build-up of pressure in the area causes venous eczema and, therefore, burning and itching.

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Who Is at Risk for Venous Stasis Dermatitis?

People who identify with one of the following factors are at higher risk of developing this condition:

  • Female
  • Obesity
  • Pregnancy
  • Previous deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Previous immobility/bedrest
  • Over 40 years of age

What Is the Treatment for Itching and Burning?

At Body and Vein Specialist, our team can create a personalized treatment plan for your venous stasis dermatitis. Treatment may include:

Additional vein treatments may be recommended if you have symptoms of another vein condition.

Contact Us Today!

Do you experience itching or burning in your legs? You may have venous stasis dermatitis and would likely benefit significantly from proper treatment at Vein & Body Specialists, our team, including board-certified radiologists, can provide safe, effective solutions for venous stasis dermatitis and its uncomfortable symptoms. We proudly treat residents in the areas of Bellevue, Sandusky, Fremont, Norwalk, and the surrounding communities in Ohio. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.

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Can lifestyle changes help manage symptoms of vein disease?

When it comes to managing itching, burning, and other symptoms of vein disease, lifestyle can make a huge difference. Regular exercise, maintaining a healthy weight, and elevating your legs can improve circulation. Avoiding prolonged sitting or standing and wearing compression stockings can also help. Eating a balanced diet with low salt intake is beneficial, too.

When should I consult a professional?

You should reach out to Vein & Body Specialists if your symptoms start to significantly affect your comfort or day-to-day routine. If you experience swelling, open sores, or unexplained discoloration, you should seek treatment as soon as possible. While these symptoms may not necessarily indicate a life-threatening condition, only an experienced professional can tell you for certain.

Is there anything I can do to prevent vein diseases from occurring?

The best preventive measure you can take to stop vein disease is to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Regular exercise, a balanced diet, and managing weight are key. Avoiding prolonged periods of standing or sitting, staying hydrated, and wearing compression stockings can also help. Elevating your legs periodically throughout the day can improve circulation and reduce the risk of vein issues.

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