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When do I remove the bandage after closurefast catheter?
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I had a closurefast catheter vein surgery done on December 21, 2016 and would like to know when I can remove the bandages. Thank you. Read more
Why am I having pigmentation problems after RFA?
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I had RFA (ClosureFast) for GSV in the right leg for varicose veins. 2 weeks later, I had superficial thrombophlebitis/phlebitis, which was painful/tender just below the knee on inside of leg (medial side of l... Read more
How soon after the ClosureFast procedure should my leg be checked for clots?
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My friend had to report back the next day to check. My procedure is scheduled for a Friday and I am not reporting back to the doctor for a clot check until the following Monday. Also, how does one know he/she h... Read more
Where can I buy a radiofrecuency closure fast catheter 6F. 100 cm??
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I need to buy such catheter (radiofrecuency closure fast catheter 6F. 100 cm) in order to get a vein surgery in Venezuela. Due to the country 's economical situation it has been impossible to find. None of the... Read more
Is radiofrequency ablation the best treatment for varicose veins?
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I'm 39 and was just diagnosed with varicose veins due to sever swelling of my feet and legs. Recently I had an ultrasound of bilateral legs that verified varicosities with no blood clots or PAD. I wear thigh hi... Read more
I had vein ablation on both my legs done a week apart from each other over 3 months ago and doctor hit a nerve left calf is numb and painful.
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I had vein ablation on both my legs done a week apart from each other over 3 months ago and Dr hit a nerve and left leg from knee to ankle is numb and painful. The other leg hurt more from spider vein on calf i... Read more
Any contraindications of Entocort on Closurefast procedures?
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Can the use of Entocort have any adverse effects on the Closurefast procedure? Read more
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I just had 4 ClosureFast procedures done on my GSV/LSV in both legs. How long should I wait to see if I need AP's on the other veins?
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Bulging veins look much better and I don't want to get AP's if I don't really need them. They said I need AP's before sclerotherapy but my veins have almost disappeared a week later. Read more
I had the ClosureFast done 4 weeks ago. I still feel burning, stinging, and pulling in my inner leg. Will these symptoms go away?
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I had the ClosureFast procedure 4 weeks ago. I still feel burning, stinging, and pulling in my inner leg that extends from ankle to groin. Will these symptoms go away? When the doctor did the procedure, though ... Read more
I had the ClosureFast vein ablation done on my left leg a few days ago. The procedure was extremely painful and uncomfortable. Is this normal?
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I have fibromyalgia and am wondering if this might have contributed to the intense pain I felt during the ClosureFast procedure. I was mildly sedated with Xanax and Percocet, but they didn’t seem to have any ... Read more
Is ClosureFast safe for diabetics who've had open heart surgery?
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My 74-year-old stepmom is diabetic and has had open heart surgery. She is being told she can have the ClosureFast procedure to treat her varicose veins, which are very bad. She's nervous. Is ClosureFast safe fo... Read more
Should I be concerned or is this normal since I had both the SSV and GSV ablated in my left leg?
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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... Read more
I had the ClosureFast procedure 4 hrs ago and am now having sharp, stabbing pain on the top of my foot. Is this normal?
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The pain is not constant but is continual, happening approximately 2- 3 times each minute. Should I be concerned or is this normal following this procedure? Will Advil or something similar help? Read more

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