Is it normal for a ropey vein to appear 9 days after foam sclerotherapy?
I never had a varicose vein in this area.It's an area around the injections so I'm wondering if it could be a new vein, or a treated vein because of the texture.It's in the area where ankle meets foot and I noticed it because stockings aggravated
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Replied on 1/10/2012
By: Heart and Vein Center | Rodolfo D. Farhy, MD
Royal Oak, MI
It is common to have some indurated veins 10-20 days after foam sclerotherapy. This is indication that the treated veins are occluded and the treatement is succesful. Will be also common to have some pain and itching on thos veins. Will help to wear compression stockings, ambulate and use anti-inflamatories.
Replied on 11/3/2011
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