Sclerotherapy Questions

Immediatley after sclerotherapy I noticed tightness and pain on the top of my foot. It has been 2 days and it is still there. Should I be concerned?
Sclerotherapy - 2 weeks ago2 answers
I had sclerotherapy 2 days ago and immediately following the session I noticed a tightness and discomfort on the top of my foot. I had varicose veins treated and according to the doctor they were long, big veins in which she used a UV red light to see. She told me I would only need 1 treatment. I have also noticed that there are either more veins or the veins that were treated are darker. It has only been 2 days but I'm slightly concerned. Thoughts?
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How long do I need to wait to get a second session of foam sclerotherapy?
Sclerotherapy - 4 weeks ago1 answer
I got one session of foam sclerotherapy last week. How many weeks before I can get another session?
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Can you have sclerotherapy after a DVT and PE if you no longer are taking warfarin?
Sclerotherapy - 1 month ago4 answers
I had a previous diagnosis of DVT and PE, but am fully recovered and no longer taking warfarin or other medication. I have some unsightly spider veins and wanted to know if sclerotherapy is contraindicated with my previous diagnoses.
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What is the risk involved in the sclerotherapy procedure?
Sclerotherapy - 2 months ago2 answers
What are the risks and side effects of the sclerotherapy procedure, if any, and what can be done should they arise?
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My leg is swollen after sclerotherapy. Is this serious? Common? What should I do?
Sclerotherapy - 2 months ago2 answers
I have minor varicose veins. After having sclerotherapy yesterday, my leg began to swell. Is this common? Serious? Could the bandage/dressing that was placed around my leg be the cause? What can be done to alleviate the inflammation?
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I had no pain after my first set of sclerotherapy injections. One week later I have pain that is not alleviated by Motrin and compression. What now?
Sclerotherapy - 4 months ago8 answers
I did have a thorough ultrasound. I did not take any OTC pain med until today. I have been walking. My entire leg hurts from foot all the way up the back to the top of the thigh. It's particularly uncomfortable when I bend my knee. I've tried to keep it propped all day when I've had to sit.
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How many sclerotherapy sessions are needed after stripping and for how long for chronic condition? Is there a limit in treating veins with injections?
Sclerotherapy - 5 months ago3 answers
I had two big veins removed with stripping nearly a year ago. I'm very happy with the results as all went great. Some residual veins appeared six months later, however. They are small, some I hardly notice. Dr opted for sclerotherapy every 7-8 weeks or so. I've already had three sessions so far and Dr suggested at least two more. I've been happy with the results from the beginning so I don't doubt his decision but I just wonder how many sessions can be done. Is there a limit?
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I have pea-sized lumps behind one knee following sclerotherapy 4 weeks ago. Why is that?
Sclerotherapy - 5 months ago1 answer
These lumps are near the area I had the injections, but I have also had an unknown virus with swollen lymph nodes in my neck recently. I'm not sure if the lumps are due to the procedure or my recent health condition. I am worried as I may be developing more swollen nodes. Is it possible to have small lumps that are not discolored after sclerotherapy? I have my follow up in about 3 weeks. Thank you!
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Every time I wear my compression stockings, it seems to cause low back and pelvic pain. What would be the reason for this?
Sclerotherapy - 6 months ago1 answer
I am 29 and had sclerotherapy a couple weeks ago on both legs. I have noticed whenever I wear my compression stockings, my lower back and pelvic area hurts SO badly. Is there a reason for this? I'm starting to get concerned. Thank you!
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I have a big skin burn and my foot is swelling. I also occasionally have sharp pains in my lower leg/foot after sclerotherapy. What happened?
Sclerotherapy - 6 months ago2 answers
A web of blue veins on my lower right leg was treated with 5% solution. I now have a huge burn spot (blackish color now) and redness around the edges. Also, my foot continues to stay swollen. Occassionally I feel sharp pains in the area but not constant. I was told it will get better with time, that some of the solution got under the skin (not in the vein). This looks very bad. Just wondering why my foot is swelling also.
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I have a small vein that is still bulging six weeks after sclerotherapy. Is this normal?
Sclerotherapy - 7 months ago6 answers
I had a small bulging vein treated six weeks ago with sclerotherapy and it still shows. I had bigger veins treated last year and was happy with the results. My legs looked great and the scans were great too. This vein is supposedly a residual vein. It's only a small one, but I wanted it gone. Should it not have decreased in size or disappeared by now? Will I need another round? I'm scheduled for an appointment in February.
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Can the wash out procedure be done on spider veins?
Sclerotherapy - 7 months ago2 answers
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