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Healing time after having an ambulatory phlebectomy?
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I had ambulatory phlebectomy performed on my leg two weeks ago. How long will it take for the incisions to heal? Right now the incisions look like little red scabs. Read more
When can I resume exercising and being out in the sun after ambulatory phlebectomy and laser ablation?
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I am scheduled for ambulatory phlebectomy and laser ablation in a week. I also have several 5K runs soon and a two-week beach vacation in June. How soon before I would be able to exercise and run again after ... Read more
Pain and bump after ambulatory phlebectomy with ligation. Any Ideas?
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I had ambulatory phlebectomy with ligation 6 weeks ago and my leg still has shooting pains at times and I've got this painful bump on my inner thigh that won't go away. Sometimes the swelling (maybe a vein) spr... Read more
Should I be elevating and icing my leg after a phlebectomy?
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I just had a phlebectomy done at 3pm, and have increasing pain and throbbing.Norco and Ibuprofen are not doing much! I have been elevating my leg and icing it to help with the pain, but it's not getting better.... Read more
After discontinuing my compression stocking, I have pain and more bruising. Should I be concerned?
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I had my microphlebectomy procedure 12 days ago, and I've had minimal pain since the initial 48 hours post surgery. However, I stopped wearing my compression stocking 2 days ago and now have pain when I walk an... Read more
Why is there so much scarring from ambulatory phlebectomy?
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A friend of mine had ambulatory phlebectomy and now her leg is scarred from about 50 little incisions that never really healed. Everything online says "minimal" scarring, but is that really true? It wasn't in h... Read more
I have varicose veins and spider veins and one burst in back of knee and bruise has doubled in size in 24 hour time period.
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I have varicose veins and spider veins and one burst in back of knee. The bruise has doubled in size in a 24 hour time period. What should I do? Do I need a consult and, if so, which type of specialist? Read more
Are compression stockings contraindicated with neuropathy?
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I had a microphlebectomy below my knee and radiofrequency ablation above on the same leg on the same day. Now, I have neuropathy in that leg from mid-calf to nearly my groin. It's been one month. Are stockings ... Read more
Is an ambulatory phlebectomy the best option for a 25-year-old with varicose veins?
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I'm 25 and have had varicose veins since I was 17. I have started to get more noticeable varicose veins with more discomfort. I used to be a runner, but now I fatigue quite easily. What options could I look at ... Read more
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Is a small, hard bump around a phlebectomy scar normal?
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I had ambulatory phlebectomy 7 weeks ago to remove some veins under my foot. I have a small pea-sized hard lump under one scar. It doesn't seem to hurt. Is this something to be concerned about? I will have a fo... Read more
Do knee high compression socks prevent upper leg varicosities?
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I underwent ambulatory phlebectomy for my right leg. No visible veins on left. I'm always standing at work (8-12 hrs). Read more
Hyper pigmentation after having ambulatory phlebectomy and EVLA.
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I have some hyper pigmentation on one of my legs after having ambulatory phlebectomy and endovenous laser ablation. What topical treatment can I use to help fade this hyperpigmentation? Or should I just give ... Read more
What are the signs of hematoma after ambulatory phlebectomy and EVLT? Also, what would cause a burning sensation during an ultrasound recheck?
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I experienced severe bruising and intense pain 8 days after ambulatory phlebectomy and EVLT. I could not even touch the area from my right groin all the way down to my knee. I followed all of the doctor's order... Read more
Is it normal to still have swelling in my foot after ablation and microphlebectomy on Friday?
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I had an ablation and microphlebectomy done on my right leg Friday. I put compression hose on Sunday. I still have swelling in my foot. The swelling is where the ace wrap stopped about an inch from my toes. I'v... Read more
I have pain and a lump in my thigh two months after phlebectomy, is this normal?
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I had a surgery to remove varicose veins in my thigh and now two months later, I feel a pain in my calf and I see a lump. It hurts so much. Is this normal? What should I do? Read more
What is your take on ambulatory phlebectomy?
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Over the past 3 years I was diagnosed with insufficient circulation due to weakened veins. The doctors told me there was no medicine and that the only alternatives are compression stockings or an ambulatory phl... Read more
Should I sleep with compression stockings after a phlebectomy and radiofrequency ablation?
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The first night I slept with my leg wrapped with bandage. The next day I took them off and I have been wearing compression stockings, but I'm not sure if I have to sleep with them. It is a little uncomfortable ... Read more
Please help me to understand why would I need a phlebectomy after a EVLA?
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My Dr discussed EVLA and Sclerotherapy. Now, my paperwork mentions EVLA, Deep Sclerotherapy, and Phlebectomy are approved by insurance. I was told that this is just a back up procedure, but I am uncomfortable w... Read more
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