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What could have caused that?
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It’s been about a year since I’ve had my vein ablation. Yesterday afternoon after doing a yoga pigeon pose where are you really stretch your hip and knees, I saw Petechiae on my right hip (a large area of i... Read more
Can I stop wearing the thigh-high compression stocking?
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I have been wearing a thigh-high compression stocking, but dermatitis on my lower leg flared up bad and has become inflamed. Read more
Is the right approach LGSV ablation?
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Ultrasound shows venous insufficiency, chronic peripheral. Venous duplex shows a significant amount of reflux in both lower extremities. Both SJF, GSV (thigh&calf); reflux time 1956+ms (RT leg) 1704ms(LF leg)... Read more
I'm in excruciating pain 10 weeks after laser ablation and it's affecting my mobility. What's wrong? What can be done?
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I am so desperate for help. I had laser ablation 10 weeks ago. From day one, I have been in excruciating pain, which gets worse with walking. After 10-15 minutes of walking, I can’t get out of the bed from se... Read more
Why do I have different venous doppler ultrasound results?
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I went to a third cardiovascular doctor who read both diagnostics. She said I should ask for another venous doppler. She is concerned about side effects like damage to the saphenous nerve. The second doc said I... Read more
I've been diagnosed with moderate venous insufficiency, when should I get endovenous laser treatment??
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I was diagnosed with moderate venous insufficiency a couple of years ago. I'm a 55-year-old woman who's obese. I take perindopril (Coversyl) for hypertension. In 2018, my doctor performed ultrasound venous dopp... Read more
Is minor post-op swelling normal 4 weeks after endovenous laser ablation?
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I had EVLA on both legs 4 weeks ago and I'm thrilled with my results. I'm very happy with how much ligher and less achy my legs feel, but I still have a little tenderness and swelling in my thighs where the vei... Read more
Is there every a time when a saphenous vein must be promptly ablated with ELA?
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Yesterday, I went for a second venous doppler. My doctor said I should go for the laser ablation promptly. I don't know why it should be done so soon. Please, I would like to know. Read more
If I've had endovenous laser ablation, can I return to heavy weightlifting before 6 weeks?
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I am an avid heavy weightlifter (5-6 times a week). The physician said no weightlifting for 6 weeks. Do I really need to wait this long? Can I resume before this timeline? Read more
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Will lifting my children after endovenous laser ablation cause damage?
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I had laser ablation performed on one leg 5 days ago. My partner is due to go back to work tomorrow and we have 2 toddlers. My question is, could I do damage by lifting my kids? I can avoid lifting my 3-year-ol... Read more
I still have a 6" blue vein that visible on my leg 2 years after lower leg ablation. Do I need sclerotherapy or vein stripping?
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I had an ablation on my lower leg 2 years ago. There is still a visible blue vein on my leg that's 6”. Do I need sclerotherapy or vein stripping? Read more
I am having throbbing pain near my saphenous vein. Why and what should I do?
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I am having throbbing pain near my saphenous vein. Why and what should I do? Read more
How can I speed up recovery after endovenous laser ablation?
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I had endovenous laser ablation 1 week ago. I have a good amount of pain in the groin area—sore pulling and burning. I have worn compression stockings regularly, only taking them off for showering and sleep a... Read more
I had ELA 4 days ago and have developed severe bruising at the top of my thigh. The bruise is about 5 inches across and very dark. Is this a concern?
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I had endovenous laser ablation 4 days ago and have developed severe bruising at the top of my thigh. The bruise is about 5 inches across and very dark. This is the second time I've had this treatment and after... Read more
Will the increased blood flow from varicose vein removal cause fibroids to grow?
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I had varicose veins removed 3 months ago through endovenous laser treatment and sclerotherapy. Suddenly, I began to develop fibroids. Could there be a connection? Read more
Is it normal to have swelling near the groin after endovenous laser treatment?
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Is it normal to have swelling near the groin after endovenous laser treatment? Read more
Is it OK to have endovenous laser ablation during your menstrual cycle?
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Is it OK to have endovenous laser ablation during your menstrual cycle? Read more
3 months after endovenous laser ablation, I have severe pain in my legs that wakes me up at night. Any ideas why?
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I'm 3 months post-ablation of my saphenous veins. I'm having severe pain at night that wakes me from my sleep. The pain hurts some on ambulation, but it is mostly when I try to lie down and sleep. I have a hard... Read more
Is it normal to have aches after a venous duplex exam?
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I had a Venous Duplex exam done on both legs. My legs ached terribly after this scan. The findings of the scan were that I could possibly benefit from saphenous vein ablation. My legs felt much better the follo... Read more
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