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Can Hemosiderin staining be removed?
Venous Reflux Exams - 2 years ago
I was told when I was 42 that I have PAD and leaking valves in my lower legs causing Hemosiderin staining. Is there anything that can be done to remove the staining from my legs?
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When is swelling above the knee a concern?
Venous Reflux Exams - 1 year ago
I have swelling above the left knee, which was noticed 3 months ago. I had an ultrasound that revealed no deep vein thrombosis (DVT), just vein reflux and stasis. I've been wearing compression stockin...
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What are the types of venous reflux exams?
Venous Reflux Exams - 4 years ago
I've heard there are different types of venous reflux exams. What are they?
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Do I need vein treatment for venous reflux at age 24?
Venous Reflux Exams - 2 years ago
I am 24 years old, and I have spider veins and visible blue veins behind knees on both legs. Ultrasound showed 0.4 sec reflux in GSV right leg. Some doctors told me this is normal, but is it normal? A...
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Can very mild reflux cause lots of pain in the legs?
Venous Reflux Exams - 1 year ago
I've had two separate venous ultrasounds done at two different clinics. Neither showed much reflux, yet symptoms still persist. Can very mild reflux cause lots of pain in legs or is this typically onl...
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what can I do to reduce varicose veins in my wife's legs?
Venous Reflux Exams - 4 years ago
Would elevating her legs to my shoulders while lying in bed and massaging her legs from ankles to thighs help at all?
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Is the correcting reflux veins an urgent procedure??
Venous Reflux Exams - 3 years ago
My vein mapping test showed reflux and weak veins. The test was done because of pain in leg and varicose veins. I had a DVT in that leg 2 yrs ago. Is the procedure to correct this urgent? Can it be...
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What can a Venous Reflux Exam tell me?
Venous Reflux Exams - 4 years ago
How does this treatment measure my veins effectiveness?
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Will I have swollen legs for life?
Venous Reflux Exams - 2 years ago
In April I had a blood clot in my thigh, behind my knee and in my calf. I had another really bad calf cramp, so my doctor sent me for another doppler, which showed I had developed another clot in my ...
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Can pain and swelling in ankles be from varicose veins?
Venous Reflux Exams - 1 year ago
I have varicose veins. For the past two months I have had severe pain and swelling in my ankles. I have no arthritis. Can the pain and swelling be from the varicose veins? Am to have a venous reflux e...
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Does grade 1 Venous Reflux need to be treated with EVLT?
Venous Reflux Exams - 3 years ago
I was recently diagnosed with Venous insufficiency of 0.7s. My understanding is that this is grade 1 venous reflux. Does this need to be treated with EVLT? Will it get worse if left untreated?
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Are venous reflux ultrasounds more accurate if performed while standing up? Is venous color duplex ultrasound diff from venous reflux ultrasound?
Venous Reflux Exams - 10 months ago
All of my ultrasounds have been done while lying down. I am concerned that the test results may not be as accurate because of that. Can you clarify whether it is best to have a venous reflux exam perf...
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Can I file an appeal if my insurance company refuses to cover my vein surgery?
Venous Reflux Exams - 1 year ago
I pay $1,000 a month for my insurance policy with BCBS, yet they will not cover ANY of my vein issues. I am in terrible pain all the time, my knee and calf are very swollen and it's affecting my walk....
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When should one get a venous reflux exam?
Venous Reflux Exams - 4 years ago
And when is it unnecessary? I already know I have varicose veins, so what are the benefits of having a venous reflux exam?
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Why would my greater saphenous vein and the veins in the back of my thighs bulge if my ultrasound was normal and no reflux was found?
Venous Reflux Exams - 1 year ago
I am thin and have had prominent calf veins for years without pain. I began working out and now my greater saphenous vein and the veins in the back of my thighs bulge. I have pain in my legs that I fe...
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Large varicose vein
Venous Reflux Exams - 4 years ago
Would a large varicose vein on the side of my leg get better with weight loss? Would it disappear or get smaller?
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Is aspirin a valid treatment for Lipodermatosclerosis?
Venous Reflux Exams - 3 months ago
A dermatologist diagnosed my 79 yr old mom with Lipodermatosclerosis and recommended she see her primary care physician. He told her only to take aspirin and elevate her legs 3 times a day for 15 min...
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Does a venous Doppler exam also check for arterial dieseases?
Venous Reflux Exams - 1 year ago
I know there is vein disease and arterial diseases that can cause leg pain. When someone has a duplex ultrasound done are the arteries and veins both checked for issues?
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Ankle swelling after VNUS closure in 2010
Venous Reflux Exams - 2 years ago
I had VNUS closure in 2010 and my ankles still swell. I asked my doctor who did the procedure and he said he didn't know who. Do I need more sclerotherapy and another ultrasound to see if more work ...
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Can severe reflux in common femoral vein be caused by obstruction in the pelvic veins?
Venous Reflux Exams - 1 year ago
I'm 24 weeks pregnant and had venous doppler of low extremities to rule out DVT due to swelling in left thigh. It showed no clots, but showed that I have severe reflux in common femoral and femoral ve...
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