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After vein removal my leg swelling came back worse and is more tender. I can not walk on it. Is this normal?
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I'm a 27 year old female. I was born with a large hemangioma that wrapped around the bottom of my leg. By the time I was 4 it was gone but left the bottom of my leg with very little tissue or muscle & very tend... Read more
Hi I have had phlebitis for five weeks now in my left leg. I have compression stocking and 2 courses of antibiotics with no improvement. What can I do
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The leg was previously damaged by DVT 17 years ago and phlebitis 3 years ago. The pain is really bad and affecting my sleep, mobility etc . It only lasted 3 weeks the previous time, yet this is now five weeks a... Read more
Can you develop more than one superficial clot after surgery?
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I had surgery on my hip, developed a superficial clot on the inside of my leg, and am now feeling the same pain on outer side of the leg. Is it possible that I now have two clots? Read more
How successful is lip venous lake laser treatment?
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What will my lip look like after laser treatment? How long will healing take? Read more
I had a superficial blood clot from an IV stick in September from the nurse in the hospital. Now my left arm hurts and is swollen in the same area.
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I had another CT done that showed the blood clot is gone. But there is thickening now and it burns. It's very painful to move that arm. What could this be? Read more
I had lumbar surgery L4-L5. There is a cluster of "granite" tissue in my lower left leg and a group of muscles that are causing severe pain. Any sugge
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A group of muscles is causing severe pain on a daily basis making walking difficult; my leg is swollen below the knee with pain radiating or traveling down the anterior tibia. The only time the pain lessens is ... Read more
I had lower lumbar surgery L-4 S-1 8 weeks ago. Is it ok to wear a compression stocking? I have left leg pain and cramping in my calf.
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I have left leg pain and cramping in my calf. My doctor said it could be fluid buildup after surgery. Is it OK to wear a compression stocking? And how long each day should I wear it? Read more
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Hi, I had my greater saphenous vein ablated a few years ago, and now it hurts again.
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I went back to my vascular surgeon and did Doppler ultrasound. She said the vein was "gone" with a few residuals and dismissed me. I went to my GP today, and he says her report says it's thrombosed. If it's gon... Read more
There are some veins that are thickening on my penis. I am 26 years old.
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Why is this happening? I don't have any pain associated with it either. Read more
Not sure about my diagnosis of a PE (they only found a small clot in a superficial vein). What am I missing?
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Several weeks ago I went to the ER with chest pain. They gave me a CT scan but the lower left side of the lung (where the pain was) could not be seen due to motion blur. They did an ultrasound of the legs and f... Read more
Is it normal for a 6 year old child to have purple spider webbed veins going from their hip up to their ribs?
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There are dark purple veins all over the left hip bone. The veins lighten up the further up they go reaching blue. The veins are mostly all over the hip bone (dark purple) going up to the waist (purple) they th... Read more
Is it OK to have RF ablation on veins in legs if I'm anemic?
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I had RF ablation done about 6 months ago by a vascular surgeon, followed up by sclerotherapy. I now have brownish/yellow coloration on both legs that has not been improving. After some routine blood work done ... Read more
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