Should I be concerned or is this normal since I had both the SSV and GSV ablated in my left leg?

I had RF ablation to both of my legs. Right leg GSV was done18 days ago; the left GSV and SSV 11 days ago. My left leg is now larger than my right! I am not experiencing any abnormal discomfort or symptoms that would make me think it's a DVT. I am wearing compression stockings during the day, walking constantly and elevating my legs several times a day.

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Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

I would expect the left leg to swell more than the right since two procedures were done on the left and one on the right. However, a post-procedure ultrasound should be done to ensure that there is no DVT.

Published on Oct 28, 2019

Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

I would expect the left leg to swell more than the right since two procedures were done on the left and one on the right. However, a post-procedure ultrasound should be done to ensure that there is no DVT.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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