Can I shower the night after having an EVTA of the GSV?

Will this cause any complications?

Answers from doctors (6)


I would follow the recommendation of your doctor. We recommend our patients leave their compression hose on for 24 hrs/day for three days.

Answered by The Vascular Institute at Teton Radiology (View Profile)

I would follow the recommendation of your doctor. We recommend our patients leave their compression hose on for 24 hrs/day for three days.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Susan B Fox, D.O. RPVI, FSVM

Published on Jan 18, 2017

You should follow what your physician says. If we make an incision, we usually tell them 48 hours. If no incision, then fine even the next day

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Answered by Susan B Fox, D.O. RPVI, FSVM

You should follow what your physician says. If we make an incision, we usually tell them 48 hours. If no incision, then fine even the next day

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Hratch Karamanoukian, MD, FACS, RVT, RPVI, RPhS

Published on Jan 18, 2017

I allow my patients to take off the ace bandage or thigh high stockings and shower the next day. No problem. I have done all of my cases this way.

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Answered by Hratch Karamanoukian, MD, FACS, RVT, RPVI, RPhS

I allow my patients to take off the ace bandage or thigh high stockings and shower the next day. No problem. I have done all of my cases this way.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Beverly Hills Vein Center

Published on Jan 17, 2017

Showering won't harm anything, even if cuts were made to remove veins. My usual instructions are to wear the post-procedure wraps until the next day, remove and shower, then wear support hose during the next few days during the day only.

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Answered by Beverly Hills Vein Center

Showering won't harm anything, even if cuts were made to remove veins. My usual instructions are to wear the post-procedure wraps until the next day, remove and shower, then wear support hose during the next few days during the day only.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


VEININNOVATIONS

Published on Jan 17, 2017

Yes it is fine to shower the morning or evening after a closure procedure. I usually advise patients to avoid hot baths, hot tubs and very hot steamy showers for a week after the procedure.

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Answered by VEININNOVATIONS

Yes it is fine to shower the morning or evening after a closure procedure. I usually advise patients to avoid hot baths, hot tubs and very hot steamy showers for a week after the procedure.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Published on Jan 17, 2017

The day of the EVLT we wrap the patient's leg with an ace wrap. I tell them to remove it the following morning, shower and then apply a support hose and wear this for 48 hours.

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Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

The day of the EVLT we wrap the patient's leg with an ace wrap. I tell them to remove it the following morning, shower and then apply a support hose and wear this for 48 hours.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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