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I have pain in my ankle and a pinching feeling due to my varicose veins. Should I be concerned?
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I am a 36-year-old female (suboxone patient; 6 live births). I have had a pain outside my left ankle below where the bone is for 2 weeks, and I also have a feeling of being pinched. I'm worried because, althoug... 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
Can I smoke after laser varicose vein treatment?
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How quick do varicose veins come back in cases of diagnosed venous insufficiency?
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After being diagnosed with venous insufficiency, I had varicose veins removed with stripping/ligation and, most recently, with sclerotherapy for some small residual veins. I'm very happy with the results of it ... 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
I have a bluish lump on my right buttocks that sits right next to the seam of my underwear & about 2-3 inches to the side of my vaginal opening. Why?
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It is about an inch above where the fold of your leg and buttocks meet. During the last month it has been bothering me to sit and is sensitive to the touch. It seems to be bulging out more and more. I've had th... Read more
How soon after developing a superficial blood clot can I fly?
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On 12/19 I developed a superficial blood clot. I was on tomixifen and took a long car ride and traveled on a plane 3 days prior. I am off the tomixifen and taking 2 81 mg aspirin daily and was taking I aspirin... Read more
What's the worse that could happen if I don't treat my varicose veins?
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I have varicose veins, but I'm afraid to get them treated. What's the worse that could happen if I don't have them treated? Read more
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How can I tell if I have varicose veins?
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The veins in my left leg bulge. I also have pain, especially when sitting or standing for long periods of time. Do I have varicose veins? 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
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
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
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
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
Why am I seeing spider-like veins in my hip area and upper abdomen?
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I am 28 years old, healthy, fair-skinned and have an implant in my arm. I just noticed spider-type veins becoming visible in my hip area and they are spreading to my upper abdomen. Like I seriously can see all ... 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
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