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Would knee injections (Euflexxa) cause problems if I also have varicose veins?
General - 1 answer
I have varicose veins and knee arthritis in my left leg. I ruled out having a knee replacement, as I am 86 and refuse to opt for possible blood clots. I had the endovenous ablation on both legs a year ago and get ultrasounds on both legs every 6 months for precautionary reasons.
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Can I stop wearing the thigh-high compression stocking?
I have been wearing a thigh-high compression stocking, but dermatitis on my lower leg flared up bad and has become inflamed.
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Can hemosiderin deposits be treated with lasers?
Can hemosiderin deposits be treated with lasers?
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Is the right approach LGSV ablation?
Ultrasound shows venous insufficiency, chronic peripheral. Venous duplex shows a significant amount of reflux in both lower extremities. Both SJF, GSV (thigh&calf); reflux time 1956+ms (RT leg) 1704ms(LF leg). SSV no reflux. RT dABI .73. LF dABI .78. Normal waveform. No DVT. Been wearing medical compression stockings for over 2 years. Getting worse over the past 5 years. I am 56 and in good health, but symptoms & visual VV are worsening.
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Was my deep vein damaged during thermal ablation?
I had a thermal ablation 4 days ago. I went for an ultrasound yesterday and the tech saw the main deep vein was too close to the affected vein. I have to see the doctor in 2 days. She said I might need medication and to watch my leg for swelling and shortness of breath. She did not tell me why. Could they have damaged my deep vein during the procedure?
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I'm in excruciating pain 10 weeks after laser ablation and it's affecting my mobility. What's wrong? What can be done?
I am so desperate for help. I had laser ablation 10 weeks ago. From day one, I have been in excruciating pain, which gets worse with walking. After 10-15 minutes of walking, I can’t get out of the bed from severe pain, soreness, swelling, heat, along with different sensations in my leg. I had an ultrasound done and the dr. said that it is just my body reacting to the surgery. I have two small children that need me but I am totally disabled!
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Why do I have different venous doppler ultrasound results?
I went to a third cardiovascular doctor who read both diagnostics. She said I should ask for another venous doppler. She is concerned about side effects like damage to the saphenous nerve. The second doc said I should go for ablation. All are programmed. But the third doctor said she would be cautious to perform the ablation because if I have saphenous venous incompetence I should go for it, but this last diagnostic shows problems from knee to down. I'll postpone it.
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I've been diagnosed with moderate venous insufficiency, when should I get endovenous laser treatment?
EVLT - 1 answer
I was diagnosed with moderate CVI a couple of years ago. I'm a 55-year-old woman who is obese. I take perindopril (Coversyl) for hypertension. In 2017, my doctor performed an ultrasound venous doppler of my veins, and it showed incompetence in the saphenous vein. This year (2019), I had another Doppler exam and "it shows not the same results". Yesterday, I went to a third cardiovascular doctor who read both diagnostics and said I should ask for another doppler.
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I have prominent veins that bulge in the center of my forehead and along the temple area on both sides. What safe option do I have for removal?
I have prominent veins that bulge in the center of my forehead and along the temple area on both sides. They are especially visible when I get hot or am outside in the heat. What options do I have for removal?
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I have had 2 ligation surgeries to remove varicose veins in the left leg. Both times I have gotten a recurrence. Can I try EVLT at this stage?
EVLT - 3 answers
I have had 2 ligation surgeries to remove varicose veins in the left leg. Both times I have gotten a recurrence. Can I try EVLT at this stage?
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Should I be worried that my 8-year-old daughter has visible, prominent green veins throughout her body?
General - 1 answer
My 8-year-old daughter has visible, prominent green veins in her hands, legs, upper chest, and sides of stomach. She is healthy and has no associated problems. The pediatrician said they look normal when he saw her three months back, but the prominence has increased and we are worried. She has no pain, just veins that can be seen clearly through the skin. Is this normal? Will they get normal once she gets older? She was born preterm and had IV fluids/medications given. Is that the reason?
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I have varicose veins from foot to upper thigh. Would knee-high compression stockings be harmful? Is there a better length for me?
I have varicose veins from foot to upper thigh. Would knee-high compression stockings be harmful? Is there a better length for me?
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I'm 99% blocked again just 10 months after vein ablation and stenting. Why do I need another procedure so soon?
Stenting - 2 answers
I had a vein ablation and a stent put into my left leg 10 months ago. I was told yesterday I am 99% blocked again and need to redo the procedure? Is it possible that I need the procedure again this soon after my last?
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I had vein ablation 3 years ago. The clips in my foot are causing irritation and hurting. Is this common? What can be done?
I had vein ablation 3 years ago. The clips in my foot are causing irritation and hurting. Is this common? What can be done?
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I've been diagnosed with superficial phlebitis. Should I be treated with antibiotics? Am I at risk of DVT?
I had endovenous radiofrequency ablation 12 days ago on right great saphenous vein. A week ago, I had same procedure on left small saphenous vein. Today, I have throbbing sensation, heaviness, and swelling. I had US today and physician said it’s superficial phlebitis and should treat with a daily aspirin for the next two weeks and heating pads. I am worried about whether this is to be expected and whether I should be treated with antibiotics? Can this develop to DVT?
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My mother is 99 years old with congestive heart failure edema in her feet and legs. Can she wear compression stockings?
My mother is 99 years old with congestive heart failure edema in her feet and legs. Can she wear compression stockings? If so, how much compression and what length?
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My oncologist thinks I may have chronic venous stasis disease. What should I do?
My oncologist thinks I may have chronic venous stasis disease. What should I do?
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I'm having a lot of pain in my pelvic area. Which specialist can make my pain go away and how will they do it?
I am in constant pain - range from 6/10 to 9/10 for more than 16 months. My MRI results show: 1) Nonspecific mild marrow edema involving the bilateral pubic bones, 2) Borderline prominence of the left gonadal and parauterine veins, 3) These findings are nonspecific however may be seen in the setting of pelvic congestion syndrome and clinical correlation is required. My doctor has no idea where to send me. Can you please help?
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Can compression stockings cause red bumps to develop along a venous ablation-treated leg?
EVLT - 1 answer
I had venous ablation on my left leg 6 days ago and now have red bumps going up my leg where the procedure was done. I called my doctor and he took me off compression stockings believe it could be the cause. What do you think?
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Is it normal to have a painful area a year after ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy, if performed on the back of the leg near the sural nerve?
Is it normal to have a painful area a year after ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy, if the treatment was performed on the back of the leg near the sural nerve? The pain extends to the back of that calf. Thanks
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