Is it normal to be bloated and puffy on my whole body after ambulatory phlebectomy?

I had phlebectomy of the left thigh 4 days ago. I have no pain there, but I am bloated and puffy over my whole body. Is this normal?

Answers from doctors (5)


Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Published on Sep 24, 2019

There may be swelling post phlebectomy in the areas where tumescent anesthesia was given, but there should not be swelling over the entire body. Follow up with your treating physician.

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Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

There may be swelling post phlebectomy in the areas where tumescent anesthesia was given, but there should not be swelling over the entire body. Follow up with your treating physician.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


North Shore Vein Center

Published on Oct 09, 2012

No. See your physician.

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Answered by North Shore Vein Center

No. See your physician.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Intermountain Vein Center

Published on Oct 03, 2012

Did you have a follow up with your physician? That would not be treatment related. Depends on the kinds of drugs that you took for the procedure. To many variables to tell from the question.

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Answered by Intermountain Vein Center

Did you have a follow up with your physician? That would not be treatment related. Depends on the kinds of drugs that you took for the procedure. To many variables to tell from the question.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Advanced Vein Center

Published on Sep 25, 2012

No, it is not normal and I can't imagine how it could be related to your vein treatment. You should see your doctor and have it checked.

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Answered by Advanced Vein Center

No, it is not normal and I can't imagine how it could be related to your vein treatment. You should see your doctor and have it checked.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Cosmetic Vein Centers of Texas

Published on Sep 24, 2012

No.

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Answered by Cosmetic Vein Centers of Texas

No.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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