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Although chronic vein disease is a lifelong condition that cannot be completely cured, many effective treatments are available to relieve your symptoms and reduce your risk of complications. The most important thing you can do is work with your doctor to develop and carry out a treatment plan, including lifestyle changes and medications to control your vein disease risk factors.

This section discusses additional things you can do minimize the symptoms of chronic vein disease and prevent common problems such as leg ulcers, pain, and swelling.

See Preventing DVT: The Basics for tips on preventing blood clots in the veins for women at risk, including women with chronic vein disease.

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