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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
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
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
What's the best option for removing bulging veins in the leg?
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I have bulging veins that seem to be more evident after strenuous exercise. It is mostly on the right leg. What would be the best option for removal? Can you give a ball-park cost estimate? At times, my legs fe... Read more
Can doctors diagnose "weak" potential varicosities, and treat them before they become visible? Why is laser treatment treated differently?
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Before veins become varicosed and looking unattractive (bulging, twisted, rope like), can doctors diagnose them on time and treat those vein before it happens? Would this mean for people who are predisposed to ... Read more
Is it normal to have large lumps in your legs after laser treatment?
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My mom is 55 years old. Fifteen days ago she had a laser treatment for the varicose veins in her legs. She has been on medications and is wearing compression stockings all the time. She is also walking a lot. D... Read more
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Will discontinuing the use of my prescribed compression stockings make my varicose veins worse?
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I have huge varicose veins and am wearing prescription compression stockings. Should the stockings work and reduce the size of my varicose veins, would discontinuing their use cause my varicose veins to get wor... Read more
Which compression stockings should be worn during weight lifting if you have varicose veins in the lower and upper legs?
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I have varicose veins in my upper and lower legs. For this, I've been prescribed medical compression stockings that go up to the butt. They seem to be the best option, but they are not made for exercising. Now,... 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
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
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
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
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