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Jupiter Vein Clinic: The Causes of Bleeding Legs


If you notice bleeding from your legs, your first reaction is likely to be panic. What is causing it? What do you need to do about it? Can the condition be treated? The Goldman Vein Institute, your vein clinic in Jupiter, answers your most commonly asked questions below in an effort to provide you with the necessary peace of mind in terms of the best course of action.

  • What Causes Bleeding Legs? 

Unless there has been an obvious injury or abrasion to the leg, the most likely cause of a bleeding leg is that of vein disease, especially if you suffer from varicose veins. Vein disease results in a pressure build-up in the legs that worsens over time. Eventually, this pressure causes the veins to rupture which brings about the bleeding. The veins may rupture on their own, however, rupturing can also occur when the veins have been exposed to heat (like in the shower) or rubbing (when wearing tight clothes or washing).

  • What Do I Do if My Legs Start to Bleed? 

The first course of action is to apply pressure to the site of the bleeding. Try not to panic. Even if you are suffering from vein disease, it is unlikely that the bleeding will be severe. If you are concerned, seek medical attention as quickly as possible. If you manage to stop the bleeding quickly a visit to the hospital is unnecessary. However, it is advised that you seek assistance from a vein clinic in Jupiter so that vein disease experts can help to treat the problem.

  • Who Is Most Likely to Suffer from Vein Disease? 

Vein disease is common in older people. However, age is not the only factor that can heighten one’s risk of developing the affliction. Vein disease may also occur in the following instances:

  • During pregnancy, and/or
  • In those who spend long periods of time on their feet.

Vein disease is also generally more common in women than in men. The sad reality is that millions of people suffer from venous disease, but only a few seek treatment early enough in order to get it under control. The longer it remains untreated, the higher the chance that severe leg bleeding will take place.

For more information about the treatment of vein disease and bleeding legs Jupiter, do not hesitate to get in touch with the professionals at the Goldman Vein Institute.

5 Questions to Ask When You’re Looking for a Vein Doctor

When varicose or spider veins are a problem and it’s time to seek advice, you want to consult with a vein doctor who is both caring and competent. However, it’s not always easy to know how to choose the right physician who can provide the specialized care to accurately diagnose and treat vein disease at the source rather than treating vein disease as an aesthetic issue. Asking these five questions can help guide you:

  • Is the vein doctor a Board Certified Phlebologist? – Phlebology (Vein Specialty) Board Certification demonstrates expertise and commitment to treating clinical conditions associated with venous conditions, such as spider veins, varicose veins, venous stasis ulcers and deep vein thrombosis.
  • What is the vein specialist’s educational background and how many years experience does he/she have? After receiving an undergraduate degree, completing four years of medical school, and then three years of residency, did the vein doctor continue his education to become a specialist in treating venous disorders? You want someone who is highly experienced and well educated in treating your specific medical issues.
  • What other certifications and professional memberships does the doctor maintain? A vein doctor who is an active member of his/her professional associations and maintains pertinent certifications (such as a Diplomat of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine or with the ARDMS as a Vascular Technologist (RVT) and Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) is a doctor who is dedicated, specialized, and who stays abreast of the latest treatments.
  • What treatment options does the vein specialist doctor offer? Look for a physician who offers a variety of non-surgical, highly-effective methods for treating your condition; including endovenous laser ablation and sclerotherapy for varicose veins.
  • How is the doctor’s staff? Are they highly-trained in the medical field and have excellent customer service skills? Are they honest, reliable, and concerned about your health and well-being? A doctor’s medical and support staff should reflect his professionalism and dedication to treating your venous disease.

Vein treatment at Goldman Vein Institute

When it’s time to consider treatment for your veins, Dr. Goldman and his staff maintain the highest credentials, treatment modalities, and patient care standards at the Goldman Vein Institute. By staying abreast of the latest developments in phlebology they ensure that each patient receives the highest quality vein treatment available. His highly-qualified staff in each location offers their patients a warm, welcoming atmosphere with knowledgeable advice and vein treatment services.

Where you can get your varicose veins treated

At the Goldman Vein Institute, our mission is to provide our patients with comprehensive care for varicose veins, spider veins, leg ulcers, restless legs, and other conditions caused by venous insufficiency. Our highly-qualified and experienced, board-certified vein specialists, Dr. Goldman and Dr. Varghese-Goldman, combine their extensive knowledge and experience, with the latest innovations in vein treatments.

With our offices in Jupiter, Wellington, and West Palm Beach Florida, the Goldman Vein Institute serves patients from Stuart, Hobe Sound, Tequesta, Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, North Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, Royal Palm Beach, Wellington, Hialeah, Sunny Isles, Bay Harbor, Bal Harbor, Miami Beach, Aventura, Surfside, Hallandale, and Hollywood, and we welcome patients across South Florida to visit our state-of-the-art vein centers, where we provide the latest in vein treatment technology.

If you would like more information about finding a specialist vein doctor, please contact the Goldman Vein Institute today at one of our three convenient locations:

Jupiter 561-625-9853, Wellington 561-790-4550, or West Palm Beach 561-429-8236, or visit us at www.goldmanveininstitute.com.

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