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After the varicose veins in the legs are removed, what happens to the remaining vein above the hip?
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Also, why is there pain in my groin after the varicose vein was removed? Read more
What are some side effects from having a hook removal of a vein in my leg?
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I've had four laser removals. Now they want to do a hook removal. What are some side effects of this procedure? Read more
When can I take a bath after having a leg phlebectomy five days ago ?
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I'm desperate to have a good wash. I had the procedure performed four ago.This is now day five. Read more
I have a swollen lymph node following stab avulsions/phlebectomy. Is this normal?
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After my stab avulsions/phlebotomy, an ultrasound indicated that I have a swollen lymph node. Is this normal? I had EVLT late January and the stab avulsion March 25th, ultrasound March 31st. Read more
Why are my ankles swollen nearly two weeks after having a phlebectomy?
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I am going back for my post-op checkup on Wednesday, but am wondering about swelling in my ankles. I had a phlebectomy a little over a week ago and quite a few veins were removed. Over these past two days, my a... Read more
My doc removed my healthy veins instead of my problematic veins. What now? What complications might I face? Is treatment still possible?
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I had the GSV removed from my left leg and LSV removed my right leg. However, the doctor inadvertently took the wrong veins from the wrong legs. He took healthy veins and left behind the bad veins. I'm not aski... Read more
I had a phlebectomy yesterday and now my ankle and calf are very swollen and slightly numb. No pain. Is this normal?
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I've elevated my leg and adjusted the leg wrap, but still swollen. Read more
I had a varicose vein removed about 2 weeks ago and my leg feels very tender, almost bruised. Is this normal?
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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... Read more
Why does my leg feel uncomfortable when I carry weight?
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Five years after having a phlebectomy, new veins appeared and my leg started to ache whenever I carried weight up to the point to be unable to carry my laptop in my backpack. Have you encountered this situation... Read more
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Is dancing safe two days after phlebectomy?
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I danced a little to a couple of fast songs two days after having phlebectomy done. Read more
My dad has a calf DVT that turns his leg blackish. Would a phlebectomy help?
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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 qua... Read more
Why would my doctor miss taking the intended bulging veins in a phlebectomy?
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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 a... Read more
I had a phlebectomy 36 hours ago behind my left knee. I am unable to bend my knee without pain. How long will this last?
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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 ... Read more
can a nerve be damaged during a schlerotherapy and or microphlebectomy?
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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 fo... Read more
How likely is it that a preforator could still cause heaviness in my legs? How long until new varicose veins form from an open, leaking preforator?
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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 ha... Read more
Will the swelling from EVLA and phlebectomy go away?
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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... Read more
I had a phlebectomy on my right foot and it's now swollen. What should I do?
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I also have a knot in my foot. I went back and was told that the knot will go away. I never had a swollen foot before. The phlebectomy was six weeks ago. Read more
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