Is blistering around the injection site a side effect of Sclerotherapy?

Sclerotherapy . 9 answers . 4 years ago

My friend had sclerotherapy a few days ago, and now she has blisters around the area that was treated. Is this a normal side effect? She said her specialist never mentioned anything about possible blisters.

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

Possible I suppose could be an allergic response or just irritation from the injection. You should check with your Dr.

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

Possible I suppose could be an allergic response or just irritation from the injection. You should check with your Dr.


4 years ago by Innovative Vein (View Profile)

There shouldn't be any blistering. Possibly some redness. No blisters.

4 years ago by Innovative Vein (View Profile)

There shouldn't be any blistering. Possibly some redness. No blisters.


4 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center (View Profile)

Unusual but not unheard of.

4 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center (View Profile)

Unusual but not unheard of.


4 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

This should be examined by her physician.

4 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

This should be examined by her physician.


4 years ago by VeinCare Centers of Tennessee (View Profile)

Blistering or skin ulceration occurs occasionally after sclerotherapy and usually will heal well. Your friend needs to contact her treating physician promptly to discuss the problem and to arrange for a follow-up office visit to evaluate this issue.

4 years ago by VeinCare Centers of Tennessee (View Profile)

Blistering or skin ulceration occurs occasionally after sclerotherapy and usually will heal well. Your friend needs to contact her treating physician promptly to discuss the problem and to arrange for a follow-up office visit to evaluate this issue.


4 years ago by Miller Vein (View Profile)

A blister or skin ulcer is a potential complication. Your friend should call her treating physician for follow up.

4 years ago by Miller Vein (View Profile)

A blister or skin ulcer is a potential complication. Your friend should call her treating physician for follow up.


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

Blisters around an area of sclerotherapy is not a normal side effect. This could be due to the solution getting out of the treated vein, an allergic reaction or even tape or dressing on the skin. Follow up with her physician would be important.

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

Blisters around an area of sclerotherapy is not a normal side effect. This could be due to the solution getting out of the treated vein, an allergic reaction or even tape or dressing on the skin. Follow up with her physician would be important.


4 years ago by Vein and Vascular Diagnostic and Treatment Center, Cardiovascular Consultants of South Florida (View Profile)

That is not normally a side effect but a complication when the solution is injected under the skin outside of the vein. If a lot leaks out you can get an ulcer.

4 years ago by Vein and Vascular Diagnostic and Treatment Center, Cardiovascular Consultants of South Florida (View Profile)

That is not normally a side effect but a complication when the solution is injected under the skin outside of the vein. If a lot leaks out you can get an ulcer.


4 years ago by Laser Vein Center (View Profile)

Your friend may be experiencing skin break down which can happen with any sclerotherapy. It will heal fully but it must be treated properly. I would contact the doctor right away to let them know.

4 years ago by Laser Vein Center (View Profile)

Your friend may be experiencing skin break down which can happen with any sclerotherapy. It will heal fully but it must be treated properly. I would contact the doctor right away to let them know.


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