Is it normal for a ropey vein to appear 9 days after foam sclerotherapy?

Foam Sclerotherapy . 2 answers . 3 years ago

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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2 years ago by Heart and Vein Center

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.
Dr Farhy

2 years ago by Heart and Vein Center (View Profile)

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.
Dr Farhy


3 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Following foam sclerotherapy some of the veins, especially the larger veins, will clot. The foam can extend into nearby veins. This is most likely what has happened. Allow time for it to reabsorb. If it doesn't improve over the next 4 weeks then your vein specialist can evacuate it.

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

Following foam sclerotherapy some of the veins, especially the larger veins, will clot. The foam can extend into nearby veins. This is most likely what has happened. Allow time for it to reabsorb. If it doesn't improve over the next 4 weeks then your vein specialist can evacuate it.


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