After VenaSeal, I have pain and bruising running from my knee up to my inner thigh. What should I do?

I had the VenaSeal procedure on my saphenous vein. I have pain but my doctor won't address it. Now, at 2 weeks, I have bruising running from my knee up to my inner thigh. What should I do?

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More About Doctor East Tremont Vascular

Published on Oct 11, 2018

You probably have phlebitis of the treated vein. Try warm compress, anti-inflammatory meds and a repeat duplex of the vein.

Answered by East Tremont Vascular (View Profile)

You probably have phlebitis of the treated vein. Try warm compress, anti-inflammatory meds and a repeat duplex of the vein.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Published on Oct 11, 2018

VenaSeal causes an inflammatory reaction along the course of the treated vein, and this results in bruising and pain. This can occur with any closure procedure. Anti-inflammatory meds such as ibuprofen and local care with wet heat would help. It may take several weeks to resolve. Follow up with your treating physician.

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Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

VenaSeal causes an inflammatory reaction along the course of the treated vein, and this results in bruising and pain. This can occur with any closure procedure. Anti-inflammatory meds such as ibuprofen and local care with wet heat would help. It may take several weeks to resolve. Follow up with your treating physician.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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