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Can a clot that has been in my leg for two years be removed?
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I have had clots in my right leg for two years. Angiovac didn't work, and after that the doctor just dropped me and didn't give me any other options. I am very active and workout but my right leg is almost two ... Read more
Seeing veins all over my body. What should I do?
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I'm only 27 and I have noticed my palms, legs thighs and ankles have veins. It's as if my skin is getting see through! I don't know what to do. Read more
I'm having severe muscle spasms and pain after sclerotherapy.
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Five hours since treatment I had an episode of severe muscle spasms. What can I do to allieve the pain? Can I use a heating pad? Read more
I have red flat vein marks beneath my knee and some on my belly. What can be done about these?
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I have a history of subclavicular steal syndrome, and have already had surgery on the left side of my neck and am waiting to see about blockage on the right. I saw a resident who saw the markings on my leg and ... Read more
I have pain in my calf and lower back. Could this be due to a venous condition?
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I've had the pain in my calf for five weeks now. It's getting worse and now my lower back has pain as well. Could this be a venous issue? Read more
Can I have my superficial varicose veins treated while also having deep vein reflux?
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Is this a contraindication? The superficial varicose veins bother me cosmetically. Thank you Read more
Is there any way to get rid of large, unsightly veins on top of the feet?
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My vascular surgeon says he won't do anything below the ankle because the risk of ulceration is too high. My feet look awful, even worse since having RF ablation and sclerotherapy (foam and traditional) injecti... Read more
I have yellow discoloration 6 months after sclerotherapy. Is this normal? It's very noticeable and runs in a line down both shins and calves.
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It almost looks like bruising, only it runs in two thicker "lines" and it doesn't appear to be getting better. My legs look awful and need to be covered. I Have an appointment in a few weeks with a vascular sur... Read more
I had vein stripping done on my leg over a year ago. Why do I now have lumps in that area that are tender to the touch?
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It feels like there are hard viens in the inside of the knee, and the lumps hurt to touch where my doctor tied the vein off. Read more
A vein in my leg is swollen and hurts like a bruise. Will it be OK?
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A vein which splits right above my vastus medialis is swollen and it hurts to touch the vein near the split and farther down my leg towards my foot. Above the split, the vein goes deeper into my leg and it does... Read more
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Why are my feet and ankles swollen when I wake up?
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I used to work nine hours a day, and never had this swelling problem before. Now that I'm retired I've been having this swelling problem for about a year. I wake up with swollen feet and ankles and they stay th... Read more
Why are my feet and ankles swollen when I first wake up?
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I just retired from a job where I was on my feet 9 hours a day, but I never had this kind of swelling until now. My feet get swollen and red from above my ankles to mid-way below the knees. I'm not very acti... Read more
What causes bulging veins on the front of the thigh?
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I have a bulging vein that is is not red, but it is raised and it's quite noticeable on the front of the thigh. Read more
I have dark webbing-like veins visible down the insides of my fingers, and aching and burning pain all over. Is this vasculitis?
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I'm a 27-year-old man. The pain is often in my appendages and feels like burning or aching. It's in my hands, arms, feet, above the knees, and inner thighs. It's gotten worse over the last four months. My veins... Read more
Why do I suddently have veins on my eyelids, corners of my mouth, dark circles with visible veins around my eyes, and stretch marks?
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I'm 18 years old and I was just diagnosed with fibromyalgia and possible autoimmune disease. My AVISE SLE test came back with an ANA of 1:80 & 9.3 mg/L CRP. Other tests were normal. I didn't do AVISE SLE + CTD.... Read more
Are compression stockings the same thing as my heavy knee-high stockings?
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My knee-high stockings look just like compression stockings. What is the difference? Read more
Is it possible to make a medical grade compression legging out of mainly cotton?
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I don't like the way nylon or spandex feels. Read more
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