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Can I get sclerotherapy on the veins in my legs soon after breast augmentation?
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I'm in a time crunch because I'm moving overseas next month. I wanted to do sclerotherapy on the veins in my legs, but I just had breast augmentation surgery three days ago. I feel fine and I have a consult app... Read more
Will successfully treated spider veins just come back again?
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I understand that it's possible to develop NEW spider veins in time, but I'm wondering if the spider veins you already treated successfully will simply come back again (i.e. schlerotherapy isn't permanent and o... Read more
Is throbbing pain normal 10 weeks after EVL Ablation?
I had 2 separate EVL Ablations 10 weeks ago. I am now having the original achy/throbbing pain resuming in the back of my leg behind my knee. It's the same discomfort that the MD diagnosed as valvular incompeten... Read more
Why am I still experiencing swelling more than two years after EVLA?
I had the endovenous laser ablation procedure over two years ago. Initially there was some swelling, but it improved with compression hose. I no longer wear the hose and today I measured my leg. The portion fr... Read more
My doctor said my vein is too large to have sclerotherapy performed first, is this true?
I have a few visible spider veins on my lower leg that I want treated with foam sclerotherapy. However, the doctor wants me to do endovenous laser treatment before the sclerotherapy. According to him, my vein i... Read more
What long-term side effects should I expect when a nerve is wrapped around the vein being closed?
I had a severe burning sensation all during the venus closure procedure. The doctor said it was due to a nerve around the vein. Will there be any problems with this in the future? Read more
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I am a flight attendant, should I wear full-length or knee-high compression stockings?
As an international flight attendant, I'm on my feet at high altitudes for 8 to 16 hours. Although I have no vein problems I know that compression stockings help my aching legs. Is there a difference in wearing... Read more
Can I use compression stockings for varicose and spider veins in the upper thigh?
I am a 42-yr-old male and have had a lot of spider veins and some mild varicose veins in my upper right thigh for more than 7 years. I once tried women's compression stockings and they relieved my discomfort. I... Read more
I have had swelling in my feet and lower leg for about 2 or 3 months. I have tried compression socks with limited results. What should I do?
My foot doctor said I may need a test to see if I am a candidate for vein surgery. I'm a little nervous about this procedure. Can you let me what my options are? Read more
What is the best treatment for venous ulcers?
What is the recommended procedure for treating leg ulcers? Read more
Can I have a vein ablation if I have a deep vein clot in the leg?
I have a deep vein clot and I was wondering if I can have an ablation to close the the vein on the inside of my leg? Read more
How safe is endovenous laser ablation for a person aged 92?
My father has ulcers on his legs. He has had several over the past years that are very difficult to heal. His legs are brown in color and very swollen. The doctor wants to do Endovenous Laser Ablation (ELA) on ... Read more
Is it normal to form a clot in the saphenous vein after EVLT?
I had an endovenous laser treatment ( EVLT) a week ago and today the doctor found a clot in my saphenous vein. It is pretty close to the saphenofemoral junction. They prescribed baby aspirin and a follow-up sca... Read more
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