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Should I be worried that my 8-year-old daughter has visible, prominent green veins throughout her body?
General - 1 answer
My 8-year-old daughter has visible, prominent green veins in her hands, legs, upper chest, and sides of stomach. She is healthy and has no associated problems. The pediatrician said they look normal when he saw her three months back, but the prominence has increased and we are worried. She has no pain, just veins that can be seen clearly through the skin. Is this normal? Will they get normal once she gets older? She was born preterm and had IV fluids/medications given. Is that the reason?
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I have varicose veins from foot to upper thigh. Would knee-high compression stockings be harmful? Is there a better length for me?
I have varicose veins from foot to upper thigh. Would knee-high compression stockings be harmful? Is there a better length for me?
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I'm 99% blocked again just 10 months after vein ablation and stenting. Why do I need another procedure so soon?
Stenting - 2 answers
I had a vein ablation and a stent put into my left leg 10 months ago. I was told yesterday I am 99% blocked again and need to redo the procedure? Is it possible that I need the procedure again this soon after my last?
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I had vein ablation 3 years ago. The clips in my foot are causing irritation and hurting. Is this common? What can be done?
I had vein ablation 3 years ago. The clips in my foot are causing irritation and hurting. Is this common? What can be done?
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I've been diagnosed with superficial phlebitis. Should I be treated with antibiotics? Am I at risk of DVT?
I had endovenous radiofrequency ablation 12 days ago on right great saphenous vein. A week ago, I had same procedure on left small saphenous vein. Today, I have throbbing sensation, heaviness, and swelling. I had US today and physician said it’s superficial phlebitis and should treat with a daily aspirin for the next two weeks and heating pads. I am worried about whether this is to be expected and whether I should be treated with antibiotics? Can this develop to DVT?
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My mother is 99 years old with congestive heart failure edema in her feet and legs. Can she wear compression stockings?
My mother is 99 years old with congestive heart failure edema in her feet and legs. Can she wear compression stockings? If so, how much compression and what length?
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My oncologist thinks I may have chronic venous stasis disease. What should I do?
My oncologist thinks I may have chronic venous stasis disease. What should I do?
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I'm having a lot of pain in my pelvic area. Which specialist can make my pain go away and how will they do it?
I am in constant pain - range from 6/10 to 9/10 for more than 16 months. My MRI results show: 1) Nonspecific mild marrow edema involving the bilateral pubic bones, 2) Borderline prominence of the left gonadal and parauterine veins, 3) These findings are nonspecific however may be seen in the setting of pelvic congestion syndrome and clinical correlation is required. My doctor has no idea where to send me. Can you please help?
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Can compression stockings cause red bumps to develop along a venous ablation-treated leg?
EVLT - 1 answer
I had venous ablation on my left leg 6 days ago and now have red bumps going up my leg where the procedure was done. I called my doctor and he took me off compression stockings believe it could be the cause. What do you think?
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Is it normal to have a painful area a year after ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy, if performed on the back of the leg near the sural nerve?
Is it normal to have a painful area a year after ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy, if the treatment was performed on the back of the leg near the sural nerve? The pain extends to the back of that calf. Thanks
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I've been diagnosed with moderate venous insufficiency, when should I get endovenous laser treatment??
I was diagnosed with moderate venous insufficiency a couple of years ago. I'm a 55-year-old woman who's obese. I take perindopril (Coversyl) for hypertension. In 2018, my doctor performed ultrasound venous doppler of my veins, and it showed incompetence in the saphenous vein. This year (2019), I had another Doppler exam and it shows the same results. I needed the exam because I feel more bothersome aching in my left leg. When should I get ELA? Thanks in advance.
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Is minor post-op swelling normal 4 weeks after endovenous laser ablation?
I had EVLA on both legs 4 weeks ago and I'm thrilled with my results. I'm very happy with how much ligher and less achy my legs feel, but I still have a little tenderness and swelling in my thighs where the veins were lasered. Is this normal and how much longer is it likely to last?
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Is there every a time when a saphenous vein must be promptly ablated with ELA?
Yesterday, I went for a second venous doppler. My doctor said I should go for the laser ablation promptly. I don't know why it should be done so soon. Please, I would like to know.
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I have continuous numbness in my right foot and also varicose veins in both legs. Can I wear compression stockings on both legs?
I saw a neurologist who labeled the numbness in my foot as peripheral neuropathy. Yet, when speaking with my friend who is also a neurologist, he didn't make much of it and when we did an ultrasound, it was found I have varicose veins. He recommended I wear compression stockings. Not sure if the stockings will make the foot condition worse.
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Is it normal to still have a burning sensation in my leg 8 months after a vein ablation?
Vein Treatments - 1 answer
I had an ablation to stop swelling in my leg, as per my cardiologist. I have had numbness and burning in my leg since the treatment was performed in December 2018. The burning sensation has gotten so severe that it has woken me up at night. I wear compression stockings daily.
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The front of my knee and leg hurts when I sit or lay down after being on my feet for about an hour or more. Why?
I developed lymphedema after having a groin lymph node dissected due to cancer. My entire leg and foot are affected by lymphedema. I also have varicose veins, too. I wear compression hose for it but the pain I have when I sit or lay down can be unbearable at times. The pain started about 2 months ago.
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I had the ClosureFast procedure 4 hrs ago and am now having sharp, stabbing pain on the top of my foot. Is this normal?
ClosureFast - 1 answer
The pain is not constant but is continual, happening approximately 2- 3 times each minute. Should I be concerned or is this normal following this procedure? Will Advil or something similar help?
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I had endovenous laser treatment 24 days ago. Is it normal for the leg to swell after my first time returning to the gym?
EVLT - 1 answer
I had an EVLT done 24 days ago. I started exercising again 1 week ago. I started feeling discomfort in the leg after the last workout. Now my leg is 2 cm bigger in circumference than the healthy leg. There is no strong pain but it is uncomfortable. What could have happened and what can I do?
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I just had a hip replaced and am seeing swelling on the opposite side. Should I wear compression stockings on both legs?
I just had a hip replaced. I have a compression stocking on the opposite side to the operation and am getting swelling. Should I use compression on both legs? My surgeon did not say how long to wear it and whether to wear it all the time or just at night. I will not see the surgeon until September. I am getting pain in the thigh, none where the scar is. Is this also typical? I am fairly mobile. The operation took place 4 weeks ago.
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