Can I go to the pool and for a run one month after sclerotherapy?

I had my one-month post-appt today. Doc drained/popped one dead vein and said everything looked good. Can I go to the pool and for a run today?

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Susan B Fox, D.O. RPVI, FSVM

Published on Sep 04, 2018

Yes

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

Yes

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vein Specialties of St. Louis

Published on Sep 03, 2018

I normally let my patients return to normal activity, including swimming, after a few days. However, we recommend avoiding excessive sun exposure and wearing a water-resistant SPF sunscreen. Follow your doctor's recommendations.

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Answered by Vein Specialties of St. Louis

I normally let my patients return to normal activity, including swimming, after a few days. However, we recommend avoiding excessive sun exposure and wearing a water-resistant SPF sunscreen. Follow your doctor's recommendations.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Published on Sep 03, 2018

You can certainly run today but I would wait 24 hours before swimming to ensure that the drained sites heal and close.

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Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

You can certainly run today but I would wait 24 hours before swimming to ensure that the drained sites heal and close.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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