Twenty days ago I had sclerotherapy on my great saphenous vein. Unfortunately, the vein did not close, although I had one more sclerotherapy injection in the following days. Now, my doctor says that it is necessary to close the vein with thermo ablation. What's your position about that? Is this typical? It is possible to perform a thermo ablation after a sclerotherapy injection? Thanks a lot.
Whenever I get foam sclerotherapy it results in staining that takes 1-1.5 years to fade. I recently had sclerotherapy treatment done that wasn't foam on the right side of my leg (plan is to do the left next week) to treat blue reticular veins - believed they were "feeding" my spider veins. My spider veins are light due to past laser treatments on them. I was told foam sclerotherapy is more likely to cause staining. From your experience, is this true? Also, what can I do to prevent the staining?
20 years ago I had liquid Sclerotherapy and was bandaged for one month. The veins weregone when removed.Two months after my foam sclerotherapy my veins are still there. I know brown pigmentation takes a while to fade. The only difference is that this time I was only given compression stockings, not tight, to wear for 1 week. I've been wearing my own (stronger) stocking for 7 weeks, but no improvement. I'm very disappointed. Will the veins ever improve?
I have a very purple bruise with a ring around it. It's almost like it is sunken in and very tender. This is all happening on my inner ankle one week after my second sclerotherapy session. Is any of this normal?
I recently had foam sclerotherapy to treat a vein on my ankle. This followed EVLT treatment in the upper leg about a year ago. I have been advised to wear compression stockings for two weeks (day and night) and then two weeks just during the day. How long would I need to wait before it is ok to do exercise such as cycling?
I am due to have sclerotherapy on my legs for my spider veins. I have POTS, but I don't take medication. I control it through lifestyle. I really want to deal with the spider veins on my legs and the vascular surgeon who is performing the injections said it is okay, but my mum wants me to get a second opinion.
I am 23 years old. I got a foam sclerotherapy injection right behind my knee to address a small spider vein, and now I have prominent blue veins down my entire leg. Will this go away or do I need further treatment? Also, why did this happen in the first place?
I had sclerotherapy on a medium enlarged blue vein a week ago. I removed the compression stockings to bathe and noticed bruising and red spider veins along the length of the veins treated. These spider veins are new. Is this normal? Is it possible for new spider veins to form after sclerotherapy? What should I do?
I have many bulging veins on both feet. Duplex ultrasound showed no reflux or insufficiency and that veins are not varicose. It was recommended that I do nothing since there is no need. If want to fix them for cosmetic reasons, can they be treated? If so, what's the best procedure?
Treated 2/28/14 minor saphenous vein. Aspirated twice. Tenderness and lumps ever since the initial procedure. Can't go without compression - hurts/aches/swells. Can sitting in a hot tub 2 months after procedure worsen symptoms or cause to reverse?
I have thin skin and prominent blue veins on my chest that make me feel self-conscious. Can foam sclerotherapy be used on the chest? If so, would the treatment rid the ugly blue veins? I want to feel more beautiful wearing the wedding dress of my dreams.