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Posted on August 11, 2020 by Palm Vein Center
Is Donating Blood with Varicose Veins Dangerous?

There is little information available on the Internet and elsewhere regarding blood donation for those suffering from varicose veins and other vein diseases. As a result, individuals with vein diseases may feel left out or inadequate, which may lessen otherwise acceptable donations to a worthy cause like the American Red Cross. The vein specialists at Palm Vein Center in Surprise and Laveen, Ariz. recognizes there is a lack of information on this topic and wants to address whether or not donating blood with varicose veins and other vein diseases is dangerous.

For the most part, if...

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Posted on July 21, 2020 by Palm Vein Center
Can A Daily Aspirin Help Treat Varicose Veins?

Daily aspirin therapy is often recommended to patients who’ve had a heart attack or are at risk of having a heart attack. Even though one may think of it as a pain reliever, Aspirin actually has unique properties that prevent platelets from forming a clot within open blood vessels or wounds.

Platelets are essential for preventing blood loss in the case of serious injuries, but for patients with atherosclerosis, or fatty deposits in the arteries, this process can be incredibly dangerous. Therefore, many cardiologists will prescribe a daily aspirin regimen to patients at risk of...

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Posted on June 18, 2020 by Palm Vein Center
Can Bruises Cause A Blood Clot?

Patients with serious vein disorders may become panicked when they see a bruise form, but the compassionate physicians at Palm Vein Center in Surprise and Laveen, Ariz. can assure patients there isn’t too much to be worried about. That is, if the bruise doesn’t swell or becoming increasingly painful. There are occasions where sustaining a bruise could cause a blood clot, but we’ll elaborate on this topic a little later. If you’re at risk of developing deep vein thrombosis (DVT), continue reading to find out when a bruise may cause a serious blood clot.

As we alluded to previously,...

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