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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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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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Arm Vein & Hand Foam Sclerotherapy. Please Help
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I had foam sclerotherapy to my superficial arms and hands. I now have very dry hands and fingertips and have not had them in any period before. Could the removal of these veins cause my issues? The cephalic and ante branchial veins in arms look to have been removed. Are there any studies out there that show that this is safe to do? I am worried I have been recommended a procedure that has affected my health. I would really appreciate any help as to what I can do to resolve this issue.
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My husband had his varicose veins removed
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My husband had his veins removed on Monday and he has a black piece hanging from his calf which we thought was dried blood. When we pulled it, it is attached to a little vessel which started to bleed. Do you have advice?
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My leg and foot are swollen after foam sclerotherapy. Could this be lymphedema?
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A month and a half ago I had a foam sclerotherapy in my lower right leg. Immediately my lower leg and foot swelled up from the injection site down and hasn't subsided since. Could this be lymphedema? I had my saphenous veins ablated in both thighs and lower left leg, and those are still sore, too.
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Leg and foot swelling after foam injection in shin bone on right leg. Will it subside?
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I have swelling from the calf down to the foot after sclerotherapy foam injection in right lower leg. It's been a month and a half. I'm worried that the foam leaked out and damaged my lymph ducts, causing lymphedema. The swelling started immediately after the injection and hasn't subsided. Will it subside -- if likely, how long? Thanks for your time. Treatment timeline: saphenous veins in thigh ablated early August. Veins in lower left leg ablated shortly after, then foam right leg.
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Are heart palpitations normal after sclerotherapy? Are the two even related?
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A week ago I underwent sclerotherapy. I had no symptoms of concern when I went for follow up. However, I suffer from PVC and heart palpitations already, and for the last 3 days that's been acting up. My PVC can be brought on by stress. I've also had a dry cough for the same period but I'm pretty certain that's sinusitis. I'm just concerned because I go in for my second leg tomorrow. Could the sclerotherapy cause this?
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