I had VNUS on my right leg yesterday and everything was fine until last night I started having sharp stabbing pain around the foot and ankle.

VNUS . 4 answers . 2 years ago

The pain started on the top of my foot but has now moved to my Achilles tendon area. The pain stops when I stand up for a while but when I lay down with my leg on a pillow like I was told to do the pain returns. What could be causing the pain?

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2 years ago by Advanced Vein Center (View Profile)

It's probably the compression hose. Take them off and see how your foot feels.

2 years ago by Advanced Vein Center (View Profile)

It's probably the compression hose. Take them off and see how your foot feels.


2 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group (View Profile)

It may be the stocking. Honestly, this is a question for your surgeon.

2 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group (View Profile)

It may be the stocking. Honestly, this is a question for your surgeon.


2 years ago by Vascular Center and Vein Clinic of Southern Indiana (View Profile)

It is best that you discuss this with your treating physician.

2 years ago by Vascular Center and Vein Clinic of Southern Indiana (View Profile)

It is best that you discuss this with your treating physician.


2 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

Discomfort following vein closure does occur. Usually,however, it occurs about 3 to 5 days after the procedure when the tumescent wears off. Pain occurring so soon after the procedure can be due to several possibilities- nerve irritation from the closure treatment(mid calf to mid ankle for GSV and heel and lateral foot for LSV), compression too tight, too much swelling or pain from the procedure itself. If advil or tylenol doesn't resolve your symptoms then you should return to your treating physician.

2 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

Discomfort following vein closure does occur. Usually,however, it occurs about 3 to 5 days after the procedure when the tumescent wears off. Pain occurring so soon after the procedure can be due to several possibilities- nerve irritation from the closure treatment(mid calf to mid ankle for GSV and heel and lateral foot for LSV), compression too tight, too much swelling or pain from the procedure itself. If advil or tylenol doesn't resolve your symptoms then you should return to your treating physician.


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