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What treatment options are there for swelling and pain from the pelvis to the toes?
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I have a history of DVT. I have swelling from my pelvis to my toes. I have been taking warfarin fro 14 years. I had a doppler study that showed no sign of DVT, just varicose veins. Pain killers are not working.... Read more
How can I remove bulging veins in my arms?
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I have veins in my forearms that are highly visible. They look really bad. I saw a vein specialist and they said that the veins are not bad and I don't need any treatments. I am 28. These veins make me sad. Wha... Read more
I have a big varicose vein in my leg. I've had it since I had my first child. It's not visible at all, only when i pull my muscle back. Am I OK?
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I also get a weird feeling around the varicose vein like running water sounds. 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
Are my birth control pills causing my vein problems? What should I do?
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Im a 23 year old female.I started taking birth control pills one year ago, and now my veins are popping up all over my legs. My legs are botchy and red too. My left leg has the most prominent veins, but only on... 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
My doctor recommended radiofeqency ablation and foam sclerotherapy on my leg. What are the risks involved with these procedures?
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I obtained a detailed ultrasound of my leg. I have a few varicose veins. One of the veins is the great saphenous vein. The other vein is located in my knee. I have worn compression stockings for at least two an... Read more
Can I release a blood clot by massaging my leg that has varicose and spider veins?
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Can massaging my legs that have varicose veins and spider veins release a blood clot to my lungs or heart? 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
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I have genetic varicose veins. I'm planning to get pregnant soon. What's the best way to treat them?
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My husband and I want to start having babies. I don't know if I should treat them with laser/surgery now or if I should wait. What is the best way to treat them? Should I postpone my pregnancy until I treat the... 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
How soon after VNUS closure procedure can I get pregnant?
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It would my be first pregnancy. I am having six veins ablated a couple months apart. I am 33 years old. Read more
What kind of shoes should I wear for my 8-hour office job after vein ablation on both legs (I am asking precisely about the heel inches/cm)?
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I've had vein ablation and microphlebectomies on both legs, and I am asking about the preventative aspect furthermore. Can I wear daily office shoes with 2.5 inches? How high is the heel limit to be working wit... Read more
How long do the effects of EVLA/RFA+microphlebectomy(extripation) last?
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Are there chances of reoccurence? I've done EVLA+microphlebectomy on one leg seven years ago (and the leg is fine) and RFA+microphlebectomy on the other leg week ago. Just to add, my varicose veins were not inh... Read more
After vein procedures on both legs (ablation and phlebectomy of vena safena), what must I do to have healthy veins for the rest of my life?
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I am a female in her 20s and would like to know the following: 1.How do I prevent this issue from coming back again? 2. What kind of exercises are best? 3. What kind of shoes should I wear formy 8-h... Read more
I have varicose veins in my leg for which I have scheduled RFA ablation this week. How do I know if I have varicose veins in my vulva/pelvic?
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I have varicose veins in my leg for which I have scheduled RFA abolation this week. How to know if I have varicose veins in my vulva/pelvic? My doc didn't say anything about this. What if I had a prior leg vari... Read more
I have varicose veins on my leg, and they are appearing near the bikini zone. How do I know if they are vaginal varicose veins?
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If the vein is visibly varicosed straight from the knee near to the bikini zone is it necessary that it is coming as vaginal varicose veins? I had Dopler ultrasound and when we scheduled the operation. The doc... 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
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