Is it normal to still have a burning sensation in my leg 8 months after a vein ablation?

I had an ablation to stop swelling in my leg, as per my cardiologist. I have had numbness and burning in my leg since the treatment was performed in December 2018. The burning sensation has gotten so severe that it has woken me up at night. I wear compression stockings daily.

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Answered by Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

It's possible that the sensory nerve that runs right next to the treated vein was injured and is causing the pain described. Recheck with ultrasound and have a follow-up exam to diagnose.

Published on Aug 02, 2019

Answered by Vascular Institute of Chattanooga (View Profile)

It's possible that the sensory nerve that runs right next to the treated vein was injured and is causing the pain described. Recheck with ultrasound and have a follow-up exam to diagnose.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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