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Sclerotherapy is a treatment modality in which and medicine is injected into the blood vessels or lymph vessels, which causes them to narrow down or shrink. The procedure is completely non-invasive and all it takes is a small injection. The solution that is used during the procedure is known as a sclerosant. It is an age-old technique with a wide spectrum of benefits. 

Sclerotherapy is commonly used for the effective management of patients with venous ulcers. 
Other conditions that call for the need for sclerotherapy include:

  • Varicose veins, a condition marked by swelling or bulge in the veins of the lower limbs.
  • Malformations in the lymph vessels
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Hydroceles, which is marked by the accumulation of fluids in the cavities in the digestive tract. 


  • The procedure does not involve the use of anaesthesia or any other sedatives
  • You will be required to lie down on your back with your legs up
  • The needle will be inserted into the vein and the solution will be administered
  • In some cases, you will need a follow up to block the vein completely. 

Various benefits of sclerotherapy include:

  • The procedure is quite safe and effective
  • It is pocket friendly
  • The procedure comes with minimal complications
  • The technique is minimally invasive

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Dr. Manohar Lal Sharma

Associate Director - Gastroenterology