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Thrombosis

Thrombosis, such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), is where a blood clot forms in a vein or artery. Learn about the risk factors and how to prevent it.

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Varicose veins surgery

Varicose veins are a common problem and can lead to complications if left untreated. Support stockings can help to control symptoms but will not remove the varicose veins.

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Varicose veins

Varicose veins can be painful. Without treatment, they often get worse, so talk to your doctor if you notice any symptoms. Treatments are available, and there is plenty you can do to help.

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Endovenous ablation

Varicose veins are a common problem and can lead to complications if left untreated. Support stockings can help to control symptoms but will not remove the varicose veins.

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Deep vein thrombosis

DVT happens to people who have been inactive for long periods. Find out the main signs and symptoms of DVT and how to prevent it.

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Varicocele

A varicocele is a swelling of veins next to a testicle. Usually, it’s harmless, but if you are in pain or having fertility problems, treatment can help.

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Aneurysms

An aneurysm is a bulge in an artery or vein caused by a weakened vessel wall. Learn about the types of aneurysm, its symptoms and how it's treated.

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Femoral hernia repair

A femoral hernia is when a lump develops in the hole in the wall of your abdomen where the femoral artery and vein pass from your abdomen into your leg. Surgery will relieve the hernia and complications that may happen if it is not treated.

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Blood and blood vessels

The heart and the vessels that carry blood around the body together make up the cardiovascular system. Learn more about how it functions.

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Blood clots

Most blood clots aren’t harmful, but they can move through the body and affect your heart, lung or brain, which could be life threatening. Learn here how to recognise a blood clot.

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