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Microphlebectomy Questions

I still have several bruises, five weeks after a microphlebectomy. Is that normal?
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It's been five weeks since my microphlebectomy on my leg and there are still many red bruise-type areas, that are very sensitive. Is this normal? And when will they disappear? Read more
How long do I have to wear compression hose after microphlebectomy?
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I am 6 days post op from microphlebectomy. How long should I wear compression hose? Everyone seems to really vary with this answer... Read more
Can the blue tint in my leg still be a vein after microphlectomy?
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A part that was left in my leg after microphlectomy looks blue but concave. Could the remainder of the space where the vein was taken out be a blue tint? I am paranoid there is still vein left. Read more
I had microphlebectomy performed on both of my legs and new varicose veins are popping up. Is that normal?
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My doctor told me that having varicose veins is a progressive vein disease so it is normal to see new ones popping up. A new vein has popped out right where there was an incision. Read more
Why would my doctor recommend both RF and microphlectomy?
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I am a big built, 6'2 healthy man. My right leg has large looking veins and after having an analysis, it was recommended that I have RF, followed by microphlebectomy. Is microphlebectomy really necessary? If so... Read more
Is soreness and tenderness in the treatment normal after light jogging?
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I have been doing household chores and walking since the EVLT and microphlebectomy procedures. Recently I resumed light jogging (9 weeks post-EVLT and 7 weeks microphlebectomy). I feel soreness and tenderness o... Read more
Is there any risk in not doing microphlebectomy after the closure procedure?
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My leg feels a lot better after 2 months (not perfect) but some bulging veins remain. Could I worsen my condition if I don't remove the bulging veins? How would blood flow out? Read more
Is microphlebectomy effective in treating varicose veins?
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I've heard microphlebectomy is a newer surgical treatment method for varicose veins. What exactly is it, and is it as effective as other surgical or minimally-invasive treatment options? Read more
What kind of anesthesia is used during Microphlebectomy?
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Will I be put under? What is typically used for pain? Read more
When should one have microphlebectomy versus endovenous ablation procedures?
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I want to have my varicose veins on my legs addressed. Are there certain circumstances where microphlebectomy is better than endovenous ablation? Or vice versa? Read more
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What is the recovery time after cauterizing veins with microphlebectomy?
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How long does it take one to recover after vein surgery? Read more
Does no compression hose after small microphlebectomy sound right?
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I have 2 small reticular veins that are varicose. My doctor is going to do a Microphlebectomy. He said due to the size it won't even be necessary to wear compression hose after. He also stated there is no ch... Read more
Will I need to take antibiotics after my Microphlebectomy procedure?
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Is the risk of infection very high? Read more
Is microphlebectomy the same thing as ambulatory phlebectomy?
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I have large varicose veins on both legs and am trying to figure out what the best treatment is. Microphlebectomy and ambulatory phlebectomy both are surgical procedures, and they sound kind of the same. Which ... Read more
Is numbness after microphlebectomy normal?
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Ten days after microphlebectomy I still have numbness and tingling on the top and medial aspect of my right foot and ankle. What is this from and will it resolve? Read more
Does microphlebectomy cause scarring?
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I've heard microphlebectomy described as minimally invasive, but from what I understand it's still surgery. Wont there still be scars? Read more
Can the same results be achieved if a microphlebectomy is done before endovenous laser ablation?
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My doctor didn't notice the saphenous vein was abnormal until right before the microphlebectomy was to be done. He suggested that we could do the endovenous laser ablation later on. Will the same results be ach... Read more
How does Microphlebectomy work?
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How can the large veins be pulled out of such small little incisions? Read more
How long before Microphlebectomy should I stop taking aspirin?
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I've heard that taking aspirin could complicate the procedure. I take aspirin daily, but I want to make sure it doesn't affect my vein procedure. What is a safe period of time to allow for the drug to be out of... Read more
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