How many sessions are require to treat a large vein with foam sclerotheraphy?

I am a medical student from Pakistan and got a large varicose vein last year. Two weeks ago I had sclerotheraphy, which I am not satisfied with. My doctor used one vial of foam for my vein which extends from about 2 inches below the knee to the foot. During the procedure, I was standing. Now it has been two weeks and I still see blood pooling up in the vein plus it has started too much burning and itching for two days. I did wear stockings since the procedure. Is it working or...?

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Owensboro Heart & Vascular

Published on Apr 10, 2021

It depends on size of vein
Typically whole GSV treated with RF or Laser or glue in this country

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Answered by Owensboro Heart & Vascular

It depends on size of vein
Typically whole GSV treated with RF or Laser or glue in this country

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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