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I have noticed over the past week that my veins in my legs are appearing and disappearing throughout the day, but not bulging out. Why is that?
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It feels like the veins are making my legs ache and are causing pain. Is this connected? Read more
Do I need antibiotics for swelling and tenderness after a recent vein procedure?
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I had varicose vein procedures in both legs recently. The left leg developed swelling and tenderness nine days after. I called my doctor's office on Saturday and they said to go to the ER. The ER doctor said it... Read more
Is it possible and safe for me to have my varicose veins removed and if so how long after is it safe to fly?
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I previously suffered from a DVT and have suffered with varicose veins since my recovery 5 years ago.Thank you. Read more
I noticed yesterday the veins in my left arm crease are bright blue and very visible. Is this normal?
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I noticed yesterday and I think this is new, because I don't remember seeing them so clearly. It looks like a few less visible veins around it are dull red maybe. Is this normal? I'm 42 years old. Read more
I had vulvar varicosities during pregnancy, they went away and then came back 10 months later. Why would they come back?
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I am 32 and have had two pregnancies. In my 2nd pregnancy around 18 weeks I developed vulvar varicosities. They went away after delivery but now 10 months post partum they are back. I just had my first period 2... Read more
My veins hurt pretty bad. Should I get them checked?
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My leg veins hurt every night. I'm underweight. Should I get them checked out? What affordable options should I consider? I have a disabled child that has had 2 transplants. We're on her second one, with day 60... Read more
Can a varicose vein near the penis cause erectile dysfunction and is there any solution for this other than Viagra or other medications?
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My husband started having issues with ED back in April. He could get an erection easily but it would not last. His doctor felt a mass near his testicle and thought it might be testicular cancer, so he sent him ... Read more
I'm 49. I've had left leg vericose veins since I was 18. I had a minor leg trauma and now I have more vein issues and hip ache.
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I had a DVT scan which was clear. I'm going to get it checked out, but that's weeks away. The hip ache scares me. I'm finding I can't walk more than a block before my whole leg aches and fluid builds up. The tr... Read more
External banding valvuloplasty for incompetence of the GSV vs stripping or ablation? Pros and cons? Finding an experienced physician?
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I'm a 40 year old male teacher. I was recently diagnosed with venous insufficiency and varicose veins. My duplex ultrasound only showed a little reflux at the SFJ in the left leg when bearing down, but the test... Read more
Is it OK to wear compression stockings if you're 32 weeks pregnant and have varicose veins?
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I’m 32 weeks pregnant and have varicose veins on my left leg. Is it OK to wear one compression stocking? It won’t put more pressure on my right. Read more
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Is treating a varicose vein with heat detrimental?
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I was just diagnosed with a varicose vein in my lower leg. Prior to diagnosis I was treating the area with a warm compress because it eased the pain. My doctor examined and diagnosed and gave me tons of tips fo... Read more
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
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
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
My daughter has varicose veins all over above her hips in web like patterns and above the pubic area. What is this? She is only 10!
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The marks are reddish purple. Some bluish. What could cause this so early in her life? Read more
I fell and injured my knee and the varicose vein that goes over it. I developed swelling of the vein partially up my thigh. I am on Eliqus.
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Should I go to the ER because of the Eliqus and swelling? I have my leg elevated and iced on it. 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 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
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
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