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Is it normal to have varicose veins at 21 years old?
I am 21 years old and within the past four years I have developed spider veins and large veins that are visible in my legs. They are also elevated over my shins. Varicose veins run in my family, but is this rea... Read more
Should my legs look worse after Sclerotherapy?
Sclerotherapy - 10 answers
I had 6 treatments of sclerotherappy one week apart. Much of the treatments were injecting "feeders". It's been over 2 months since my first treatment and my veins look worse. I have new quite dark veins that... Read more
The veins in my hands bulge when my hands are down, but go flat when I raise them up. What causes that?
Vein Treatments - 10 answers
I am 63 and work out 3 times a week, on the elliptical and also do weight training. Am taking a Tai Chi class once a week as well as a Yoga class. Read more
How long will it take for me to recover from Sclerotherapy?
Sclerotherapy - 9 answers
Will the length of time be longer then two weeks? Read more
What are the resrictions after Endovenous Laser Ablation?
Can you please detail some of the restrictions after EVLT? Read more
Are visible veins throughout thighs normal?
Vein Treatments - 19 answers
I'm 26 and have translucent skin on my thighs - you can see deep blue veins running throughout (not varicose, just very visible). Is that normal? I am also starting to get spider veins. Read more
How long does it take Compression Stockings to work?
How long after starting to wear these, will I see results?My calve has improved, but the ankle is still huge and the foot quite puffy. Read more
How long should I wait after Varicose Vein Surgery to fly?
How long should I wait after varicose vein surgery to take an airplane trip, or does it matter? Read more
How long does pain after EVLT last?
I am just over 2 weeks post EVLT and still have pain. As long as I take an anti-inflammatory the pain subsides. Visually the inner thigh looks good. How much longer will the pain last? Read more
Lumps in leg after VNUS and phlebectomy
Had a phlebectomy and VNUS done 4 weeks ago. I have lumps all along where the vein used to be (ranging from pea size to walnut size). They were painful & had them drained twice now. I still have lumps. What can... Read more
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Sciatica pain. Will compression stockings help with the pain?
I presently suffer from a sciatica for the 1st time. Lots of pain in my calf area and particularly in one pinpoint spot in the calf along with hip/groin pain.I wonder if stockings will help my calf pain and is ... Read more
Wife had a superficial blood clot, now she is dead?
My wife had superficial blood clots in leg. They took ultrasound and she just collapsed 13 days ago in my arms and died in the hospital of a blood clot in the lung. She was healthy and young. No history, sickne... Read more
How many hours a day do I have to wear a compression stocking after EVLT?
It has been a week since my EVLT procedure, and I am wondering if I should continue wearing the compression stocking? Read more
I have bruising from Sclerotherapy injections that I had 8 weeks ago is this normal?
Sclerotherapy - 9 answers
It has been 8 weeks since I had spider and 1 surface blue vein injected by vein surgeon. I still have black blue spots and the surface vein looks worse, will this correct itself or do i need more treatments/ ne... Read more
Is swelling normal after closing veins with endovenous laser ablation?
I had swelling in my left foot and my doctor confirmed that the valves in two of my veins were not working properly. I had these veins closed with endovenous laser ablation, but four weeks later I still have s... Read more
Do Compression Stockings have to be worn on both legs?
If I have problems with just one leg, can I wear one compression knee high or should I wear both? Read more
Is leg pain a common side effect after varicose vein surgery or sclerotherapy treatments?
I had a phlebectomy that was not successful, then laser ablation and sclerotherapy within 2 months of each other. I now have shooting pains in my leg... is this something that is normal? Read more
Can a person die from blood clots after a varicose vein treatment?
I am getting ready to have a varicose vein treatment but am afraid that I may develop blood clots and die. What should I do? Thanks. Read more
Are compression stockings from the drug store okay or do I need prescription?
What are the differences? Is it worth the additional cost? Read more
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