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I saw a doctor but he said unless I have ulcers or broken skin I can't have any NHS varicose vein treatment. Is there any other option?
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I have a pain in both of my legs. My ankles are swollen all day, heavy legs, visible swollen vein. I am taking painkillers but I can't take them every day. What to do if the doctor says I can't have NHS vAricos... Read more
If the saphenous vein is removed, how is the body able to circulate blood?
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Small veins give deoxigenated blood to the main saphenous vein. After that, deoxygenated blood goes through the saphenous to the heart and lungs to get fresh oxygen and circulate it through arteries. If you rem... Read more
I have varicose veins and swelling in my vulva. What should I do?
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I am 25 years old and am in the third trimester of my pregnancy. Thank you. Read more
Are compression stockings good for people who have big varicose veins in their legs?
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I have a friend who has big varicose veins in her legs and a history of blood clots. She was told by a doctor that compression stockings are not good. Is this right? She is also taking Coumadin. Read more
I am having varicose veins stripped from my legs I also have bad spider veins.
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Will this get rid of my spider veins to, or do I need a separate treatment? Read more
Why do I have severe bulging veins in both feet and ankles five months after vein treatment?
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In May 2016 I had my right great saphenous Vein ablated. In January 2017 I had a few varicose veins removed with stab phlebectomy. Around November 2016 I noticed sudden bulging of veins in my feet and ankles. ... Read more
I have 2 varicose veins and keep feeling a pinching/constant ache, could this be the sign of a blood clot?
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I am pregnant with my fourth child and have 2 varicose veins on my right lower pelvic. I keep feeling a pinch and constant ache. Could this be the sign of a blood clot? Read more
Can varicose veins feel worse right before your menstrual cycle?
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I have varicose veins. Right before my menstrual cycle, my legs get extremely heavy and tingly, and they throb. Read more
I have really bad varicose veins, but just on one leg from the knee down. What should I do?
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The back of that leg they are bulging outward. It's very sensitive to touch and the more I stand the more my leg will hurt. Read more
I’m a 30 year old female with varicose veins on my right leg only. Planning on conceiving again soon. Should I treat them before or after pregnancy?
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My varicose veins first appeared in one small area on my right leg when I was pregnant two years ago. I am a teacher and on my feet most of the day. Since then, they have gotten worse and have continued to trav... Read more
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Can venous reflux go away on its own?
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I went to doctor last year and Doppler showed reflux in my left AAGSV. I wore compression hose but opted to wait to have EVLT. I went back to the doctor recently (a year later) and he did Doppler again. This ti... Read more
I banged my calf playing a match and now I have a hard swollen bruise on the inside of my calf, making my varicose vein sore. Are the two related?
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I banged my calf playing a match, and now I have a hard swollen bruise on the inside of my right calf. It starts at my groin and goes to the outside of my knee. My varicose vein became really sore afterwards, t... Read more
Would you treat the GSV being I have reflux in popliteal vein?
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I had an ultrasound that shows reflux in popliteal 1.3 in right and 1.5 in left , I also have reflux in right and left leg of 1.3 & 2.1 GSV. I am using compression and taking Advil for pain. Read more
Is it okay to wear bandages applied by the dermatologist and compression stockings at the same time following sclerotherapy?
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I had sclerotherapy today and my dermatologist applied compression bandages. I then bought compression stockings from the pharmacy. I am currently wearing the stockings over the bandages. Is this safe? It feels... Read more
What can be done for bulging veins on the top of my foot and my ankles?
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Over the last year, I have developed bulging veins in my feet and ankles. I had radio frequency ablation on my right GSV about a year ago. They're uncomfortable and very ugly. What can be done for these newly d... Read more
I have small blood clots in my superficial veins, along the course of my varicose veins. No DVT. Is it safe to fly?
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I'm allergic to NSAIDS and so can't take them obviously to help with the clots. The flight is over 12 hours and I'm very concerned since the doctors here have not given me any advice. I have compression socks b... Read more
I was told that doing hot yoga is bad for my veins. Is this true?
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I enjoy hot yoga because it helps me with back issues. However, I was told it's bad for my veins. How true is this? I've had an ambulatory phlebectomy and foam schlerotherapy. Read more
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