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Large painful lumps after VNUS closure and microphlebectomy, extremely sore incision sites leaking fluid. Is this normal?
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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 ... Read more
I had a phlebectomy 3 days ago. My thigh-high compression stockings cut right through a large bruise, making it painful. Can I stop wearing stockings?
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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... 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
My thick, twisting GSV tributaries were treated with foam sclerotherapy, but they are still exactly the same after treatment. What are my options?
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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 scl... 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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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