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What is the recovery time after cauterizing veins with microphlebectomy?
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What is the recovery and post-operative care like after microphlebectomy?
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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
How long after laser ablation and microphlebectomy can I swim, shave and use self-tanner?
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I had a laser ablation and microphlebectomy for a large varicosity from the inner thigh to the lower shin. When will I be able to shave my legs, go swimming and use lotion with a tanning agent? Read more
Under eye veins
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Is there any danger to having veins under the eyes removed? Should this procedure be avoided if the patient has circulatory problems? How wide are the incisions for removing under eye veins? What is the cost of... Read more
Pain 5 weeks after phlebectomy?
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I had some phlebectomy's 5 weeks ago (2 at the ankle, 1 over the knee, 1 medial superior calf). I have burning pain & tenderness over some of the remaining posterior veins in the calf. DVT was ruled out. How lo... Read more
Can I expect a lot of bruising after Microphlebectomy?
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Yellow fluid is draining from one of the incisions made during microphlebectomy, is this normal?
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I had a microphlebectomy a week ago. The doctor inserted a lot of fluid in the veins to deaden them. I am now having a lot of drainage from one of the cuts. It is yellow in color. Is this normal, or is it somet... Read more
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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
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
Does microphlebectomy require a longer recovery time than endovenous ablation techniques?
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Do the incisions take longer to heal? 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
I have small pieces of tissue coming from the microphlebectomy incision sites, should I be trimming it? What to do about pain?
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I have small pieces of tissue coming from several incision sites. I can pull them and trim some, but then they bleed a little. Should I be trimming this tissue? Also, what about the incision site on top of my f... 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
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
Should I put an ointment on the incision site after a microphlebectomy?
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I just had a microphlebectomy on my left leg yesterday and my leg is pretty sore, especially on my knee where he took out a vein. I still have gauze on them but was wondering if I should put bacterium or neospo... 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
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