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What can be done about the petechiae on my legs and face? (3 answers)
I recently started getting petechiae (red or purple spots on the body that are caused by a hemorrhage or broken capillaries) on my legs. The doctor gave me compression stockings. They have helped my legs, but now I have petechiae on my face. Do you have any suggestions? I am a 34-year-old female.
Can aspirin be used to prevent deep vein clots? (3 answers)
I have a deep vein clot and have taken warfarin for 6 months and I am still on warfarin because I am scared of getting another clot. Can aspirin and fish oil help to prevent new blood clots in the leg veins if I go off warfarin?
Knee pain/complex regional pain disorder (0 answers)
8 yrs ago I fell on my knee, which had recovered from 2 orthoscopic surgeries. I have had abcess-like pain ever since. 3 spinal blocks have failed, and the doctor wants to do a nerve ablation through my knee? I cannot find any info, how successful is this?
Sciatic Nerve flairing up when I run (0 answers)
I am running the Boston Marathon next week and I am concerned about my sciatic nerve that usually flairs up after mile 17. What can I do to help me with the race?
Ablation of the saphenous nerve (0 answers)
I've had 20 knee surgeries including a total knee replacement. My pain level has never subsided and my Dr. now wants to do an Ablation of the saphenous nerve. Have you heard of this as a way to relieve medial knee joint pain? Thanks, Jeff Jensen
Ulcers and lasers (0 answers)
What is the best method for treating perforators in an ulcer bed?