Varicose Vein Surgery Questions

What is wrong with my foot?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 6 months ago
My right ankle hurts when I walk. The veins above it look engorged and are dark blue. The right side on my ankle has swelling. My foot changes color by the end, looking almost black below the ankle. Sometimes I get stabbing pain in the veins. Why is this happening? What's wrong with my foot?
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What types of excercise are best for venous reflux?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 6 months ago
I had reflux of my saphenous vein & an ablation was done 1 yr ago. No improvement. Today, I had another f/u & ultrasound showed reflux of deep femoral vein of same leg. I'm 40 yrs old, normal weight, active. What exercise is best to delay progression?
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Why is Medicare making me wait several months for varicose vein treatment when my leg is in pain now and has been for some time?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 6 months ago
I have Medicare. For years I've been suffering from leg pain, burning, heaviness, etc., but was only recently diagnosed with varicose veins. The pain is debilitating at night. Why do I have to wait many months before I can have treatment? The pain is bad now and there is a history of this dating back several years.
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Should my leg hurt half a year after varicose vein stripping surgery?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 7 months ago
I had varicose vein stripping surgery on both legs last November.. I has been half a yer now and I still feel pain and chills in both legs. Also, some parts of my legs feel hard and numb. I'm confused. I felt fine during the first month after the procedure. Is what I'm experiencing normal? If not, what might have gone wrong and what should I do?
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Why are my mother's feet unresponsive and rock-like after having DVT? What are her treatment options?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 7 months ago
My mother had DVT in her right leg in 2009 and has had 2 further ballooning surgeries. However, the feet in both legs continue to be unresponsive and feel rock-like and heavy. Recently, she's also started feeling as if she has rocks in her soles. What could be causing this? What are her treatment options?
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Is there anything I can do to prevent developing varicose veins during future pregnancies?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 7 months ago
In my first pregnancy I did not have varicose veins. Now, in my second pregnancy, I've had moderate varicose veins since the fifth week of pregnancy. Will they go away after delivery? Is there anything I can do to prevent them from coming back again in the future if I choose to have more children?
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Should my leg still be hurting 7 months after having varicose surgery?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 7 months ago
I had varicose surgery 7 months ago on my left leg. All of a sudden the vein behind my knee is starting to hurt. I get a burning sensation like my skin is on fire, and it is red and swollen. When I touch that certain area it hurts. Is this normal?
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My husband has pain in both of his legs and the veins in his calves are bulding, what is going on?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 8 months ago
My husband has pain in both legs behind the knees and the veins in his calves are bulging. He has celiac disease, diabetes, & arthritis. The symptoms all happened on Monday. We've tried ice, heat, and meds (oxycontin 20mg), but nothing is working. Do you know what might be wrong?
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When will I be able to walk without pain?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 8 months ago
I had a superficial vein removed from the groin to my ankle. It's been 6 days now since surgery and I still have terrible pain near my ankle where four cuts were made. I also have pain inside my leg where the vein was removed. I cannot even take a single step without having discomfort. Is this normal? When will I be able to walk without pain?
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Can you fly safely with a superficial vein?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 9 months ago
Can you fly safely with a superficial vein? I had some bleeding under the skin and I'm taking antibiotics. I fly on Friday and have a surgical stocking to wear. Is this OK?
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I'm having spasms and numbness in my untreated leg one week after having a varicose vein removed from the opposite leg. Is this normal?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 9 months ago
I had a varicose vein removed in my left leg seven days ago. Everything seems to be healing, but I recently started feeling spasms & numbness on my right leg (outside thigh). This is weird because that leg wasn't operated on. Also, I can't lift my leg much whilst laying on the bed. Is this normal? Should I return to my doctor for a examination of that leg?
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I have a large vein that may need removal, what are my treatment options?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 9 months ago
A vein in my right leg was stripped out 25 yrs ago, on inside from ankle to groin. Now, a large vein has appeared, running across the thigh above the right knee up into groin and tracking down under the right knee. Which vein(s) is this? What are my treatment options?
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What could be causing my symptoms?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 10 months ago
My left leg started with this numb feeling, now it is also throbbing in pain. It gets so tight and it feels like it's on fire, but it's cool to the touch. I cant sleep anymore because I awake in such severe pain. I also noticed that the top of my right foot hurts. What could be causing this?
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Will varicose vein surgery prevent me from getting blood clots?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 10 months ago
Will varicose vein surgery prevent me from getting blood clots? I've had two blood clots in my leg. As we speak, I have chronic blood clot in my right arm. I need some advice; I don't want to die.
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