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Are bruising and darker veins normal sclerotherapy results?
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I have done my first sclerotherapy treatment two weeks ago. I have healed from most bruising but I feel that the veins are now darker and more visible. Is that normal? I had to be in the sun recently, but used ... Read more
What kind of compression stockings should I wear after foam sclerotherapy?
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Should they be 20-30mmHg or 30-40mmHg? Read more
Is sclerotherapy safe during pregnancy?
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While pregnant with my first child I've developed a large number of spider veins on my legs/thighs. Are spider veins more prevalent during pregnancy? Do they go away after delivery? Can I get sclerotherapy whil... Read more
Can I do yoga after the sclerotherapy?
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I had sclerotherapy on 4.19.12 on both legs. I stopped wearing compressing stockings after 2 weeks as recommended by my doctor. I walk whenever possible but would like to do my yoga also. Will yoga be harmful f... Read more
What's the best procedure to treat blue and bulging veins on my ankle?
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What method of vein removal is ideal for the ankle area? Read more
How many injections are needed per vein for Sclerotherapy?
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I've seen advertising offering 50 injections for Sclerotherapy for what seems to be a very reasonable price. Since I don't know the surface area of veins that 50 injections could treat I can't ascertain whether... Read more
What is the protocol regarding ultrasound after sclerotherapy and laser ablation?
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Should ultrasound be done at regular intervals to ensure that treated veins have remained closed? What is the protocol regarding ultrasound after sclerotherapy and laser ablation? Read more
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If I wear compression hose, can I forego the cotton balls and tape required after Sclerotherapy?
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I get cuts/reactions to the tape, so I'd rather remove them when I get home a few hours after the sclerotherapy treatment, instead of after the recommended 24 hours. If I'm still wearing compression hose, will ... Read more
I have a varicose vein that runs down my thigh, is sclerotherapy the best procedure for this?
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I am a 25-year-old female who is a runner. There is a varicose vein that runs from the middle of my thigh down to the mid-calf. Is sclerotherapy an effective option? Read more
Will a run/hole in my compression stockings compromise my sclerotherapy results?
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I recently had sclerotherapy & have been wearing my compression hose as directed. However, I noticed I got a small run/hole at the bottom of one of the feet (near the heel). Will this ruin the overall compressi... Read more
Should compression hose or wraps be used after sclerotherapy treatment?
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I am preparing for my first sclerotherapy treatment. One doctor definitely believes in using some form of compression after the procedure, but another does not. What's your take? Should compression be used afte... Read more
Can I get sclerotherapy on the veins in my legs soon after breast augmentation?
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I'm in a time crunch because I'm moving overseas next month. I wanted to do sclerotherapy on the veins in my legs, but I just had breast augmentation surgery three days ago. I feel fine and I have a consult app... Read more
Will successfully treated spider veins just come back again?
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I understand that it's possible to develop NEW spider veins in time, but I'm wondering if the spider veins you already treated successfully will simply come back again (i.e. schlerotherapy isn't permanent and o... Read more
Does the amount of time in between sclerotherapy treatments make a difference?
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I've done a few treatments at one month apart each and would like to continue, but I have to go out of town for a while and must postpone my treatments until I get back (pushing the next treatment to 2 mos). Wi... Read more
After sclerotherapy my spider veins faded but not my varicose vein, is this normal?
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I had sclerotherapy roughly 6 weeks ago. While the spider veins have all faded, the varicose vein did not. It's actually darker and more visible now. Is this a normal occurrence following sclerotherapy? I was ... Read more
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