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I think a 30-40 thigh-high stocking is too long for me. Can I try a 20-30 knee-high stocking?
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I had foam sclerotherapy done yesterday; no DVT. I was given a 30-40 thigh-high stocking. It is much too tight and makes my foot is tingle. I took the stocking off and have kept the foot elevated. The tingling and numbness in my foot is a bit better without it on. Is it ok to try a 20-30 knee-high stocking instead?
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If you have spider veins in your lateral thigh, should treatment begin in the knee or upper thigh?
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I have spider veins in my lateral thigh. Should treatment begin in the knee or upper thigh?
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It's been 4 days since my sclerotherapy treatment and I'm very bruised and red. Is this normal?
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It's been 4 days since my sclerotherapy treatment and I'm very bruised. There's also a lot of redness spreading on my legs. Is this normal? When will it go away or get better?
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I have a blood clot in my ankle, and now my ankle is double in size and painful. Should I go to the emergency room?
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I had foam sclerotherapy 2 days ago. Follow-up ultrasound showed 2 blood clots, one of which is in my ankle. My ankle is now double in size and painful. Do I go to the ER???
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I've had many foam sclerotherapy treatments. Could this have long-term effects?
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I started with laser treatment and now I'm continually having to follow up with foam sclerotherapy treatments and glue. I feel like he's shutting down every vein I own! I know my legs are a mess. It's hereditary; both my parents have vein issues. But I am only 35 and have no children. I'm starting to worry after about the treatments. Am I doing myself harm? Should I continue?
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Is it okay to use 20-30 mmHg compression instead of 15-20 mmHg?
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I tried to purchase 15-20 mmHg compression but they were out of inventory so they sent 20-30 mmHg. Is it okay to wear the higher grade?
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Does it make sense to perform a different procedure on each leg to treat reflux in the saphenous veins?
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I had a procedure to close saphenous veins on both legs. Two wks ago, the doctor performed endovenous laser therapy (EVLT) on the left. However, today, he decided to do ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy (UGFS) on the right leg. His reasoning was that the saphenous vein on my right leg was too close to the skin. If he does EVLT it will leave a track on my skin. Does it make sense that the doctor did a different procedure on each leg? I am pretty upset by this due to poor success rate for UGFS.
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Will new veins formed after foam sclerotherapy disappear?
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I'm a 20-year-old female. I had a laser treatment done on deep veins, then sclerotherapy on spider veins on my calf. It's been 3 weeks and I now have new red spider veins on the top and side of my shin. The original spider veins on my calf are worse than before and it looks like some new, small dark blue/green veins have appeared. I've worn my compression stockings every day all day since the treatment. Is this normal? Will these fade?
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I have to wear very tight compression bandages plus compression stockings for one week, then just the stockings for another week. Is this right?
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The veins I had treated were the entire length of both legs and had to have large volumes of strong solution. However, I can hardly walk as the bandages are so tight.
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speicalist wont treat my legs as he said they are reticular and normal with no reflux but they are so ugly and veiny what can i do about them.
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I had one session of sclerotherapy done where 5 large visable reticular veins were treated. My thighs and behind my knees are still very veiny. I had a scan and the doctor said he would not do anything to the vein as they are healthy veins and I have translucent pale skin. I hate them and really want them treated. should I get a second opinion?
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Should my leg feel sore to touch after 3 weeks of foam sclerotherapy treatment?
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The veins are bumpy, really sensitive to touch and very painful.
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My saphenous veins (superficial) are partially thrombosed due to foam sclerotherapy. What are the risks/options now 8 weeks after the treatment?
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Unfortunately after my last foam sclerotherapy treatment my saphenous veins (superficial) got partially thrombosed. I was on the strongest anticoagulant for 4 weeks now also. What are the risks now 8 weeks after the treatment, and what can/should be done to make my legs healthy and work properly again? How can it be fixed? Also, is it safe to become pregnant now, or do I need to do an operation on those saphenous veins first?
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I had sclerotherapy two days ago and I'm having foot pain in the treated leg. Is this normal?
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The Pain is in the left, top side of my foot, just under my pinky toe joint and it hurts worse if I touch it or walk on it—especially if I push in from the side of the foot. I was instructed to wear my compression stockings for 3 days. I had the other leg done with no issues.
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Six months after foam sclerotherapy my ankle and calf are still swollen, more so in the heat. Is this normal?
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It was a large vein and all evidence of that is now gone. I have some discomfort and pain in the ankle area. In heat, the swelling is far more evident though my leg is always swollen and I don't have clear ankle bones any more. I had EVLT 14 months ago on the same leg as well.
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I had ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy in both legs in 2013, and now I have truncal reflux, pain, more veins and swelling in one leg. Why?
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My right leg is two inches wider than my left. The surgeon gave that leg more injections. I've recently seen someone who says that since the procedure was done I now have lipodema and reflux in my truncal veins. Can scierotherapy make this condition worse and cause pain, swelling and fluid? What can I do to improve? Thank you.
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I had foam sclerotherapy 4 months ago and I still have a lumpy and sore area. It hurts after sitting for a while. Is this normal?
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It was a large vein that was treated and whilst it no longer protrudes, you can feel it under the skin.
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I had varicose vein treatment via sclerotherapyon my shin 5 weeks ago. It feels tight and stings some of the time.
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My shin feels tight and a little numb. The skin has discoloration (reddish brown) and it stings where the vein is frequently.
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