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Ten days ago I had laser ablation on the Vein that runs from my groin to my ankle on my left leg. Is this pain normal?
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On the calf where he did the cut at around that is Very tender. It hurts and I can barely put weight on my leg and walk. Is this normal and how long will I hurt like this? Read more
Could this surgery possibly hinder your walking ability?
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Late September I had the surgery. I wore compression for 2 weeks and had the normal swelling and bruising. After compression were off my knee swelled up 3 times the size of my other one. I return to my vein doc... Read more
Why do I have a numb/tingling feeling in legs, constant pain, tissue loss and increased varicose veins following laser ablation a year ago?
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I had numerous sessions of laser ablation with my cardiologist a year ago. I think I was her first patient. I’ve had severe pain since; I wear compression stockings everyday. I developed many new varicose vei... Read more
Is it normal to have a blood clot and pain in GSV four months post venous ablation?
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I was diagnosed with stage 2 venous insufficiency of the left leg. The cardiologist performed ablation of GSV in mid June 2017. I presented to local ER the next day with cellulitis, elevated D-Dimer and the ult... Read more
It’s been 7 months since EVLT on my leg veins and I noticed a lot of veins on my feet on the side and the bottom. Is this normal?
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Also about two months ago I started to have heel pain and burning in my right foot. My doctor told me to wear inserts in my shoes, and I am. The pain and burning only happens in the morning and night. Did the E... Read more
Is it normal to develop lymphedema in my lower leg and ankle after laser vein ablation?
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Also, the same leg is a light reddish color about halfway down the calf to my ankle. Read more
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I got an ablation of the greater saphenous vein done on 9/1/17, since then my knee area has been completely numb and I can not feel anything.
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My doctor stated during post op that he's never had a patient have that but that it should go away in a couple of months or I would get used to it. Is this something to be concerned about? Should I go see anoth... Read more
Is vein removal and ablation safe since I had CMPD tib/fib complicated by severe osteomylitis and other complications?
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I have pain from vein issues. In my initial consult. the doctor said I have a few veins that need removal and require ablation. I had a CMPD tib/fib complicated by severe osteomylitis of the tibia. I lost a lot... Read more
I need to know if it is important for me to have endovenous laser ablation and what will happen if I wait?
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The way the ultrasound tech explained it to me made me feel that my issues were pretty serious and need to be taken care of. I have a son-in-law who is an internal medicine doctor and he is questioning whether ... Read more
I had the great Saphnenous closed from mid thigh to groin. I now have developed several spider veins along the inner thigh from mid thigh to knee.
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I am wondering if this is because the vein is still leaky? Would sclrtotherapy on the remaining great saphenous alleviate the spider veins and prevent future ones from forming? Read more
I had a EVLT two months ago. I still have the same symptoms and I can still feel the closed off vein. Is this normal?
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There's a thick vein from my inner thigh all the way down to my lower calf just sitting there. There's some pain and discomfort along with swelling of the ankle. Read more
Why is my skin so sensitive after bilateral radiofrequency ablation surgery?
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I had bilateral radio frequency ablation surgery to close veins in both legs. On my right calf I had some of the problematic vein also removed. After two weeks of wearing compression stockings I removed them, b... Read more
Will they give me something to relax me and for pain before EVLT since there's no anesthesia involved?
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I'm having endovenous laser ablation done on my left great saphenous vein. Read more
I was diagnosed with an uncontrolled blood clot after two ablations. What does this mean?
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I have non healing ulcers. I had two ablations in the left leg last week. I had an ultra sound and everything looked good, but I had an uncontrolled blood clot. What does that mean? I had multiple blood clots i... Read more
Can EVLA cause engorged penis veins?
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I had bilateral EVLA 5 days ago. AASV on left and GSV on right. I've notice for past couple of days that the veins in my penis, particularly the right side are swollen and engorged. They are also aching. Is... Read more
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