I thought I saw this on the American College of Phlebology website recently. I have been treated for varicose veins and I still elect to wear compression socks to work and for prolonged sitting/standing. But I'd like to take breaks from compression some, like when wearing shorts and being active. Is there a standard recommendation regarding compression, or is it case by case? I've noticed that most vein treatment patients stop wearing compression completely once they've recovered.
My knees get achy when I am on a flight. I found that wearing tight pants prevent this knee pain. So, I thought I would do one better and get compression socks or sleeves. Is it better for me to get compression socks or would a compression knee sleeve be better? I read that graduated compression is good, so I'm afraid just using a compression knee sleeve would make the blood flow to my ankles, resulting in swelling.
I am 23 years old and I have developed a varicose vein on my penis. The vein gives me slight discomfort. Will this or can this cause pain during sex in the future? Is there a treatment for penile veins? If so, it is safe?
It's been 6 wks and 3 ultrasounds later the dr says my veins are closed mid-thigh to groin but have clotting from knee to mid-thigh. He says he's not worried and for me to continue with compression stockings and Motrin. He won't see me again for 6 months, but I feel I need an ultrasound before then. I'm still in slight pain. The Motrin is bothering my stomach and the blood clot thing is worrying me. I don't know what to do. Should I stick with this dr or get a second opinion? Please help
Also, extremely sore and painful. Nothing I can't bare but I am very concerned because it was not red and swollen yesterday nor did it hurt. Now, I'm experiencing all of these symptoms. I just hate to bother the doctor or nurse on a holiday weekend, especially if it's normal for this procedure.
I have been diagnosed with venous insufficiency and have 100's of infarcts in the brain. I also have an enlarged heart. Is it safe to wear compression stockings? Today my left leg is 1 inch larger than my right at the mid-calf. My left leg aches as well. I'm currently wearing compression hose. Is this OK?
I had 4 EVLT procedures done in the U.S.--Lft GSV July 20, rt GSV July 22, and on July 25 SSV on both legs. I followed all instructions and wore compression stockings for 2 weeks. I have started back my exercises and wear the stockings when I do. My ankles are still swelling as the day wears on, even with stockings. Does this mean the procedures have not worked? Also, my left leg was slightly swollen before the procedures. Will the leg return to normal?
A week ago I underwent sclerotherapy. I had no symptoms of concern when I went for follow up. However, I suffer from PVC and heart palpitations already, and for the last 3 days that's been acting up. My PVC can be brought on by stress. I've also had a dry cough for the same period but I'm pretty certain that's sinusitis. I'm just concerned because I go in for my second leg tomorrow. Could the sclerotherapy cause this?