Two weeks post-op, and still in pain. I have a somewhat large lump (inner knee area) that is making it extremely painful to walk. It is still bruised, and very swollen. My doctor's office is having a hard time squeezing me in for my follow up ultrasound, and I'm wondering if I should seek immediate care or if there is something I can do at home for relief.
I had a phlebectomy 3 days ago on my leg, almost up to the hip. My thigh-high compression stockings cut right through a large bruise, making it painful. I don't have full compression stockings, nor do I want to buy and wear them in this summer heat. Is it okay to stop wearing the compression stockings if they make things worse instead of better?
I had a phlebectomy of my foot varicose veins, along with EVLA for my leg's varicose veins. I've noticed that on my foot and ankle, where I have stitches, there is swelling. I am 2 days into recovery. Does this go away?
I had my GSV ablated to resolve the reflux, and the tributaries were injected with foam sclerotherapy during the same procedure. They are still visible after treatment. My doctor insists on another round of sclerotherapy to treat them, but I am concerned due to their size it won't be effective. Are there any other options to resolve the visible tributaries? Also, for bulging surface veins below the ablated vein, does that mean some other reflux is still present?
12 days ago I had schlerotherapy and microphlebectomy on the fold of the foot and during the proceedure I felt an excruciating burning and pain that traveled to the end of my foot. I still can't stretch that foot without feeling that pain.
I had laser done to my lessor saph. vein along with ambulatory phlebectomy (done in late September). There was a residual varicose vein that was missed which was injected with sclerotherapy (mid November). I had ultra sound reports from other places saying that a re-fluxing preforator was the main cause of my reflux. I still have a heaviness in my leg and I am worried it is being caused by my preforator which I was told the phlebectomy would treat (by cutting off the connection).
I can only walk for short periods of time or lie down. I was told I could go back to work after 24 hours. However I feel that I will be out of work 1 or 2 more days. What is the normal time off of work for the behind the knee phlebectomy?
In April I had a phlebectomy performed and I have waited an appropriate time for the results I expected. I went to the doctor because I was experiencing pain and noticed veins bulging in my ankle and the back and inner side of my right calf. Those veins are still bulging and the pain is still there. I don't know what he did but I'm still suffering. I have all these little scars and nothing to show for it. I can't get back in to see him until the end of the year. What's up with that? I'm age 59.
I'm 25 years old. I recently had a varicose vein removed. For 48 hours I had to ice it 15 minutes each hour and wear thigh-high medial grade compression socks around the clock. My leg is now so tender and feels very bruised but doesn't look bruised. Is this normal?
My dad has a calf DVT that turns his leg blackish. Would a phlebectomy help? I hope that if that vein was cauterized the other veins would take over and he would be more comfortable to fly and have a better quality of life overall.