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Laser Vein Treatment Questions

I had a catheter-assisted procedure 5 yrs ago on a vein. It's painful/tender to touch. Could it be scar tissue from the procedure?
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I have small scars up my whole leg and this pain is right where one of them is just inside my leg right above my knee. Should I be concerned? It's very tender to press on. They used a laser to cauterize differe... Read more
When is surgery needed? My doctor said venus reflux is a progressive disease—stage one through six. I am at stage three, almost four.
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My procedure is scheduled for two weeks. Will I damage or complicate things having this done now. Is this too early? Read more
Can early intervention of CVI help slow the progression of the disease? I never had a vein issue until last year. I am a 52-year old female.
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I started having heavy, achy legs not too long after my ankle sprain last year. I have been diagnosed (via ultrasound) as having CVI for 6 months now. Currently, I manage the pain with stockings, elevation, and... Read more
I have extreme pain in my treated leg, behind the knee. What should I do?
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I had laser surgery a month ago on both my legs. The procedure was done to resolve the leaking veins. My left leg is doing well, but I'm having trouble with my right. I have extreme pain behind the knee, especi... Read more
I had laser surgery for my varicose veins almost a year ago and I still have a lump on my thigh that is swollen and painful. Is this normal?
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I had laser surgery for my varicose veins almost a year ago and I still have a lump on my thigh that is swollen and painful. Is this normal? I have been to see my gp and he thinks there is no blood clot so not ... Read more
I had surgery on my great saphenous vein 2 years ago and still have pain and swelling around my ankle. What to do now?
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I had surgery on my great saphenous vein 2 years ago and still have pain and swelling around my ankle that goes up the leg about 3 inches. It hurts all the time. Could something have gone wrong with the procedu... Read more
I had a Candela Vbeam treatment 7 weeks ago and still have purple botches all over my legs. What caused this and will the blotches ever go away?
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Seven weeks ago, I had a Candela Vbeam treatment on several patches of spider veins. I still have very visible purple blotches at each of the laser sites. I went into this thinking it was low risk, and now am v... Read more
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It has been 6 months since I had EVLT and in my left leg I have terrible aching in my calf muscle. I had no issues from the procedure in either leg.
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A few months after the procedure I started to get the terrible aching in my left calf. It gets so bad I can't stand it and nothing helps. I have talked to my doctor and they have done an ultrasound and found no... Read more
Is it normal to have pain requiring compression stockings a year after laser ablation? Or to have more/new varicose veins and atrophy in calf muscle?
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My cardiologist said my veins were “refluxing” and if I didn’t have laser ablation the varicose veins could lead to a blood clot. When I started treatment I had no pain in my legs and only a few varicose ... Read more
I had vein ablation 3 years ago. The clips in my foot are causing irritation and hurting. Is this common? What can be done?
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I had vein ablation 3 years ago. The clips in my foot are causing irritation and hurting. Is this common? What can be done? Read more
I had laser vein removal 11 years ago because of pain and tiredness in my legs. I haven't had pain-free legs since. Could this be nerve damage?
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I was told by the doctor I had a lot of blood at the top of my leg, almost like a hematoma. The morning after the procedure, I had a large bruise that spread from one side of my thigh to the inside of my leg, a... Read more
Are laser vein treatments suitable for the treatment of multiple spider veins? Where can I find a specialist in Albuquerque, NM?
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I have several spider veins on my legs. Is laser treatment best for these types of veins? Where can I find a vein specialist in Albuquerque, NM? Read more
Seven months after treatment I still have extreme pain around my knee. Is this normal?
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In April of this year I had a laser vein treatment of my large saphenous vein on my left leg followed by several injections. The procedure went well and the majority of the vein discomfort is gone. However, aro... Read more
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