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How long do I need to wait to get a second session of foam sclerotherapy?
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I got one session of foam sclerotherapy last week. How many weeks before I can get another session? Read more
Can you have sclerotherapy after a DVT and PE if you no longer are taking warfarin?
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I had a previous diagnosis of DVT and PE, but am fully recovered and no longer taking warfarin or other medication. I have some unsightly spider veins and wanted to know if sclerotherapy is contraindicated wit... Read more
What is the risk involved in the sclerotherapy procedure?
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What are the risks and side effects of the sclerotherapy procedure, if any, and what can be done should they arise? Read more
My leg is swollen after sclerotherapy. Is this serious? Common? What should I do?
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I have minor varicose veins. After having sclerotherapy yesterday, my leg began to swell. Is this common? Serious? Could the bandage/dressing that was placed around my leg be the cause? What can be done to alle... Read more
I had no pain after my first set of sclerotherapy injections. One week later I have pain that is not alleviated by Motrin and compression. What now?
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I did have a thorough ultrasound. I did not take any OTC pain med until today. I have been walking. My entire leg hurts from foot all the way up the back to the top of the thigh. It's particularly uncomfort... Read more
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How many sclerotherapy sessions are needed after stripping and for how long for chronic condition? Is there a limit in treating veins with injections?
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I had two big veins removed with stripping nearly a year ago. I'm very happy with the results as all went great. Some residual veins appeared six months later, however. They are small, some I hardly notice. Dr ... Read more
I have pea-sized lumps behind one knee following sclerotherapy 4 weeks ago. Why is that?
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These lumps are near the area I had the injections, but I have also had an unknown virus with swollen lymph nodes in my neck recently. I'm not sure if the lumps are due to the procedure or my recent health cond... Read more
Every time I wear my compression stockings, it seems to cause low back and pelvic pain. What would be the reason for this?
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I am 29 and had sclerotherapy a couple weeks ago on both legs. I have noticed whenever I wear my compression stockings, my lower back and pelvic area hurts SO badly. Is there a reason for this? I'm starting to ... Read more
I have a big skin burn and my foot is swelling. I also occasionally have sharp pains in my lower leg/foot after sclerotherapy. What happened?
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A web of blue veins on my lower right leg was treated with 5% solution. I now have a huge burn spot (blackish color now) and redness around the edges. Also, my foot continues to stay swollen. Occassionally I ... Read more
I have a small vein that is still bulging six weeks after sclerotherapy. Is this normal?
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I had a small bulging vein treated six weeks ago with sclerotherapy and it still shows. I had bigger veins treated last year and was happy with the results. My legs looked great and the scans were great too. ... Read more
I had sclerotherapy treatment and a week and a half later my right leg is painful, burning and feeling numb. What is happening?
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I had sclerotherapy treatment Nov. 18th and a week and a half later my right leg is painful, burning and feeling numb. What is happening? I also have a swollen ankle. Read more
What should I expect during and after sclerotherapy?
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I am having a sclerotherapy treatment after ligation/stripping, which I had done earlier this year. My dr. recommended it for some residual veins, except for one vein that I can see and which is slightly varico... Read more
I had sclerotherapy 6 months ago and still have some pea-sized clots. Will these go away or should I have them treated somehow?
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I had sclerotherapy in May. Since the procedure, I've developed pea-sized clots. I also still have small brown spots at the injection sites. Will these go away or should I have them treated somehow? They are so... Read more
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