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Age? Male or female?
Past medical history?
Any medicines using?
Yes these are edema features
Looks like he has varicose veins
Varicose veins would need special care
The permanent treatment is always surgical removal of faulty veins
If treatment is necessary, your doctor may first recommend self care at home. This may involve:
Usually by vascular surgeon
Best would be ask his GP/doctor to refer you to vascular surgeon for assessment and treatment recommendations
Varicose vein surgery is usually carried out under general anaesthetic,
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Usually if the patient loose weight then things could become better
Yes the longer they stay, things could become worse
I would suggest there is no need to go to A+E
Just make an appointment with GP and ask for referral to vascular surgeon for assessment and treatment of varicose veins