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Is it normal to feel tired a few days after endovenous laser treatment? If so, why does this occur and for how long?
EVLT - 1 answer
I just had the endovenous laser treatment (EVLT) and foam sclerotherapy yesterday. I came home and slept a good amount. For the most part, I feel pretty good. I'm a little swollen and achy around the insertion site, but more than anything I'm fatigued and my energy levels are null. I am an always-on-the-go kind of person. Is my fatigue normal? If so, why does this occur and for how long?
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I'm an IV user. After injecting in my hand, pain began to travel up my vein. Why is this? Should I be concerned?
General - 1 answer
I'm an IV user. After injecting in my hand, pain began to travel up my vein. Why is this? Should I be concerned?
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I am having throbbing pain near my saphenous vein. Why and what should I do?
I am having throbbing pain near my saphenous vein. Why and what should I do?
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Post-ablation, do you recommend wraps or compression stockings?
Venefit - 2 answers
Post-ablation, do you recommend wraps or compression stockings?
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I've been diagnosed with reflux in the deep veins. What are my treatment options?
I am 34 years old and in good health; I exercise daily. I've been diagnosed with reflux in the deep veins (at 2.5 and 4 seconds). What are my treatment options? Is compression possible? What about my prognosis?
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I have cellulitis and a vascular problem. What type of compression hose should I wear?
My leg is swollen and dark from cellulitis. I was given antibiotics and told to wear support stocks because I have a vascular problem, too. I need the right stocking for my leg. Can you help?
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Which job is suitable after endovenous laser treatment, sitting or standing?
EVLT - 1 answer
Which job is suitable after EVLT, sitting or standing?
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How can I speed up recovery after endovenous laser ablation?
I had endovenous laser ablation 1 week ago. I have a good amount of pain in the groin area—sore pulling and burning. I have worn compression stockings regularly, only taking them off for showering and sleep after day 3. Is there anything I can do to speed the healing process up? Are my stockings not tight enough?
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I had ELA 4 days ago and have developed severe bruising at the top of my thigh. The bruise is about 5 inches across and very dark. Is this a concern?
I had endovenous laser ablation 4 days ago and have developed severe bruising at the top of my thigh. The bruise is about 5 inches across and very dark. This is the second time I've had this treatment and after the first, I didn’t have this much bruising. Is this a concern?
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It's been 4 days since my sclerotherapy treatment and I'm very bruised and red. Is this normal?
It's been 4 days since my sclerotherapy treatment and I'm very bruised. There's also a lot of redness spreading on my legs. Is this normal? When will it go away or get better?
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A few bulging branch veins persist after left GSV ablation ~4 weeks ago. Will using varicose vein cream help with these veins?
VenaSeal - 1 answer
A few bulging branch veins persist after left GSV ablation ~4 weeks ago. Will using varicose vein cream help with these veins?
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How can I find a competent, qualified doctor to treat a few blue facial veins with sclerotherapy?
I'm looking for a competent, qualified doctor to treat a few blue facial veins with sclerotherapy, near Chicago is preferred but can travel. The Plastic Surgeon who performed a lower facelift does not feel comfortable treating my facial veins.
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What is the best treatment for incompetent bilateral sapheno-femoral junctions?
Asclera - 1 answer
What is the best treatment for incompetent bilateral sapheno-femoral junctions?
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Can under-the-knee compression stockings cause hip muscle pain?
I wore under-the-knee compression stockings for about a year. I had pain and soreness in my hip muscles, especially the left side, during use. I went through physiotherapy treatment and the pain got better. I decided to stop wearing the stocking for a bit to see how the pain would react, and it is getting better.
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Does wearing the same pair of compression socks daily cause them to lose their effectiveness over time?
I went from receiving 3 pairs of compression socks per month to one. I think one pair per month is unsatisfactory. I am disabled and had an open ulcer on my right shin for two years before a specialist prescribed compression socks. I had venous insufficiency, but it has now cleared up due to wearing these socks. I'm worried ulcers will return if I have to wear the same pair of socks every month. Wearing the same pairs day after day will mean that they will soon lose their effectiveness.
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Is it normal to have swelling from foot to upper thigh after laser vein treatment?
I'm 42 yr old male who had a laser vein treatment for my right leg last week. I am experiencing swelling from my upper thigh to my foot. Is it normal? When can I expect the swelling to go away? Can ultrasound therapy help reduce the swelling?
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Before having radiofrequency ablation, my doctor asked if I've been on antibiotics. What's the reason for this question?
Before having radiofrequency ablation, my doctor asked if I've been on antibiotics. What's the reason for this question?
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I have venous regurgitation and currently wear 15-20 mmHg moderate compression. Today my legs are tingly, numb, and they throb. What's going on?
I have venous regurgitation and currently wear 15-20 mmHg moderate compression. Today my legs are tingly, numb, and they throb. I haven't experienced issues with until now. What's going on?
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I am a certified fitter for compression stockings. Are there specific guidelines of what must be noted on a prescription for compression stockings?
If a doctor writes compression stockings and doesn't specify whether they should be calf, thigh or pantyhose height, do I give the patient whatever he'll be most compliant with? Or, do I need to ask the doctor which one he specifically prescribes?
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Can compression socks help with permanent nerve damage?
Leg Pain Treatment - 2 answers
I fractured my tibia in 2013 and was misdiagnosed by my college trainers. I ran on it for 6 months. I was a D1 college runner so the mileage was higher than an average runner—around 80-95 miles per week. The doctors provided by the school opted for me not to have surgery and wear a walking boot. They told me after it was "healed" I would have permanent nerve damage and it will feel broken. Just a "jogger" now trying to run with minimal pain. Would compression socks help?
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