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Should I be worried about varicose veins?
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The day before yesterday I had a small accident. I ended up having a small injury, in my left leg, where I noticed varicose veins. There has been swelling and blood clots. Should I be worried? I'm 47 years old... 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
I have varicose veins in my right leg behind the knees and calf area. It's like small bulgy pops. Any remedies/treatment for this?
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I had a few varicose veins for a while. It's increasing now and I have around 10 bulgy pops in my right leg behind the knees around calf area. Its not painful. It hurts when I walk for a while. Should I consult... Read more
I'm 17 and have many varicose veins in my leg. What should I do?
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They don't hurt. They're just visible. They have no color. Sometimes my leg feels heaby when I stand too long. When I was a child I ran a lot. I'm a thin person. Read more
Is it common for endovenous radiofrequency ablation of left great sapheneous vein and phlebectomy to require general anesthesia?
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My mom has venous insufficiency and is getting her varicose veins treated with RF ablation and stab phlebectomy (10-20 stab incisions). The doctor and anesthesiologist want to put her under general or spinal an... Read more
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
Is it typical for a doctor to advise a patient with severe varicose veins not to work?
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Also, what are common treatment methods used for a 38-year-old female who is pregnant and has been suffering from varicose veins for most of her adult life? What would the prognosis be? Would she have the abili... Read more
I have varicose veins from foot to upper thigh. Would knee-high compression stockings be harmful? Is there a better length for me?
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I have varicose veins from foot to upper thigh. Would knee-high compression stockings be harmful? Is there a better length for me? Read more
Im 16 and have an abnormally large vein that bulges on my knee. What can I do?
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This vein just recently showed up a few years ago and it's quite large and an attention grabber, but I don't know what it is or how to get rid of it. Read more
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Can varicosities be treated in deep veins if someone already has a DVT?
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My father has varicose veins in both legs. The right leg has been operated on twice by laser ablation and it's completely fine, but the other left leg has been operated on once and after a few months he had a D... Read more
I have swelling in my knees and ankles & why is it so painful to touch or even walk at times after 7 vein procedures, last ones was done 2mon ago?
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I had 7 procedures since November 2016 to May 2017. I feel worse now than I did before my procedures. Read more
Are there any exercises to reduce skin ulcers?
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I had a vein removed in 2007 in my left leg. Now ulcers form all over the ankle and sides and it itches. When I scratch, liquid oozes out. I was told that after surgery, alternate channels will be created and b... Read more

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