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I have pain after EVLT, is that normal?
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I had EVLT about 10 days ago , now I have a big knot on my inner thigh and when I touch it, it still hurts , I had a lot of pain the day after the surgery and I couldn't bend my leg. Is this normal? Read more
What complications are involved with Endovenous Laser Ablation?
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If I have had large vessels such as the saphenous closed, is there chance of circulatory problems later on? Read more
What are the resrictions after Endovenous Laser Ablation?
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Can you please detail some of the restrictions after EVLT? Read more
How long does pain after EVLT last?
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I am just over 2 weeks post EVLT and still have pain. As long as I take an anti-inflammatory the pain subsides. Visually the inner thigh looks good. How much longer will the pain last? Read more
How many hours a day do I have to wear a compression stocking after EVLT?
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It has been a week since my EVLT procedure, and I am wondering if I should continue wearing the compression stocking? Read more
Is swelling normal after closing veins with endovenous laser ablation?
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I had swelling in my left foot and my doctor confirmed that the valves in two of my veins were not working properly. I had these veins closed with endovenous laser ablation, but four weeks later I still have s... Read more
I have burning pain at my incision site, is this normal?
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I have burning pain at my incision site 3 weeks after endovenous laser ablation. It isn't constant, just when it is touched or rubbed. Could this be nerve damage or a hair follicle that is irritated from the in... Read more
Can varicose veins come back after endovenous laser ablation?
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Or does the treatment permanently remove them? Read more
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Can EVLT cause nerve damage?
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I had EVLT done about three months ago..right after the EVLT procedure i started feeling weird sensations in my ankle and now the pain seems to get worse every day? Could this pain be associated with the proce... Read more
What can be done to treat lipodermatosclerosis?
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I am about two months into treatment for chronic venous insufficiency? I have had laser ablation and foam sclerotherapy with very little results. Can anything be done to treat lipodermatosclerosis after the vei... Read more
My legs are numb and tingly after having EVLT and sclerotherapy, will these feelings ever go away?
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I had endovenous laser treatment and sclerotherapy performed on both the greater and lessor saphenous veins of my legs. It was done on the same day. After a couple of weeks I started feeling numbness and tingli... Read more
Is intense pain normal after laser ablation of great saphenous vein?
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I had my GSV ablation done 13 days ago and still have intense pain in a segment on the inner thigh just above the knee. Is this level of pain normal and, if so, for how long? I have to take Advil for relief, bu... Read more
Can endovenous laser ablation give me deep vein thrombosis?
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I've heard that ELA can result in deep vein thrombosis. Is this true, and how common is this complication? Is there any way to prevent it? Read more
what is considered 'normal' bruising 5 days post EVLT
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EVLT 5 days ago GSV. No serious pain yet. Compression stocking to come off tomorrow, but bruising seems excessive with dark patches and tenderness to touch. I was told to use heating pad, and now I'm reading no... Read more
Sharp stabbing pains in my leg!
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I have sharp stabbing pains in my leg. It's very painful and the Motrin did not help. I was in tears! This went on for a couple of days. The pain is on my right leg and my left leg isn't painful at all. What co... Read more
Does Endovenous Laser Ablation hurt?
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Does this procedure hurt? Read more
Side effects of drinking after EVLA?
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What are the side effects of drinking alcohol after my evla? Read more
Does endovenous laser ablation damage the saphenous vein?
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I've heard that endovenous laser treatments actually remove or destroy the saphenous vein in the leg. Is this true, and will I still get enough blood circulation to the legs if this large vessel is removed? Read more
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