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Why is there so much scarring from ambulatory phlebectomy? (4 answers)
A friend of mine had ambulatory phlebectomy and now her leg is scarred from about 50 little incisions that never really healed. Everything online says "minimal" scarring, but is that really true? It wasn't in her case and I don't know why. Do you have any idea?
What is your take on ambulatory phlebectomy? (7 answers)
Over the past 3 years I was diagnosed with insufficient circulation due to weakened veins. The doctors told me there was no medicine and that the only alternatives are compression stockings or an ambulatory phlebectomy. Is an ambulatory phlebectomy necessary or would compression stockings work just as well?
Should I be elevating and icing my leg after a phlebectomy? (6 answers)
I just had a phlebectomy done at 3pm, and have increasing pain and throbbing.Norco and Ibuprofen are not doing much! I have been elevating my leg and icing it to help with the pain, but it's not getting better. I walked around for short periods, with no relief. Is something wrong?
Is a small hard bump around phlebectomy scar normal? (4 answers)
I had an ambulatory phlebectomy seven weeks ago to remove some veins under my foot. I have a small (small pea) hard lump under one scar. It doesn't seem to hurt. Is this something to be concerned about? I will have a follow up with my doctor next month.
Reduce scarring (0 answers)
Is there a cream or something that can help minimize the appearance of the scarring left from an ambulatory phlebectomy?
Residual varicose veins after Phlebectomy (0 answers)
I recently had A Phlebectomy on my right leg. I had many varicose veins. I unwrapped it for the first time today, and a large varicose vein remains over my knee and another on my calf. Can this be taken care of when I schedule surgery on the other leg?
I have a reticular vein behind my knee (0 answers)
I had VNUS closure procedure done 5 months ago. Is there still a chance this "feeder vein" will diminish more, or should I have it treated with an Ambulatory Phelbectomy?
Will the spider veins left fade after a Phlebectomy? (0 answers)
I had a phlebectomy two weeks ago and I am still feeling tender spots especialy around the incision sites. The spider veins were behind my knee. I am looking at the results and seems like I still have a lot of spider veins and they are still dark.