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Leg pain 5 months after RF closure of GSV and SSV. Is this normal?
EVTA - 2 months ago2 answers
I been having numbness and extreme sensitivity of my lower leg since my left GSV and SSV closure was done about 5 months ago and now I'm starting to have foot cramps as well. The pain is more of a sensitivity and I cannot have my other leg touched or have clothing touch that part of my leg without it being painful. It has felt like this since the procedure. Is this normal? will it fade with time? Are there any treatments to help with the pain and recovery?
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Are there treatments available for small varicose veins in the lips?
Facial Vein Treatment - 2 months ago1 answer
I have enlarged veins in my lips that I assume are varicose, most of which are not visible, but sometimes mildly painful. One is a dark blue spot that is plainly visible on my lower lip, painful in an emotional way. I live in the Washington, DC area.
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After vein surgery I developed a burning sensation inside my urethra. What is a reason this could be happening?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 2 months ago2 answers
Can the vein surgery cause burning in the pelvic area? I went to my doctor and there are no infections anywhere. I'm scheduled next for a scope of the urethra. The pain is unbearable to say the least..
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Should I wear thigh high compression while doing hight intensity effort?
Compression Stockings - 2 months ago1 answer
I have distended veins in my lower leg from a dvt, post acl tear. Veins are pretty large with valve damage, which has led to some superficial clotting. I mountain bike, so my heart rate can be through the roof. I'm wondering if I should be wearing the tight compression while doing such long term effort? I feel like since hr is so elevated, veins shouldn't have a hard time pumping back up to heart, and compression could contribute to slow flow in superficial area, leading to clotting. Any advice?
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Is there treatment for reflux in great saphenous veins only upon standing?
Chronic Venous Insufficiency Care - 2 months ago1 answer
Since pregnancy in 2015, I have hx of pelvic congestion (recently embolized) and mild May Thurner's w/o DVT...my legs are the greatest source of my pain, and despite very obvious veins throughout my legs (including squiggly veins from buttocks down the thigh and swelling behind both knees), I was told that I have reflux only upon standing in my great saphenous veins. I wear compression hose every day (and still have pain), and was told there is no other treatment specifically for my deep reflux
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Is it possible and safe for me to have my varicose veins removed and if so how long after is it safe to fly?
Varicose Vein Treatment - 2 months ago1 answer
I previously suffered from a DVT and have suffered with varicose veins since my recovery 5 years ago.Thank you.
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Is better to examine reflux on VSM when the patient is standing (vertical position) or when patient is lying (horizontal position)?
DVT Ultrasounds - 2 months ago1 answer
What does it mean when reflux to VSM is there when patient was standing (in vertical position) and the reflux is not there when the patient is lying (horizontal position)?
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Since I started getting serious with my climbing training, my forearm veins got really visible. should I train less hard? I am 23, 5ft, 52,3kg. Thanks
General - 2 months ago3 answers
My right arm veins are more visible than the left, I also have one very visible in mi right bicep.
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I had a stripping procedure in the end of January (followed by 3 sclerotherapy injections), and there is a lump under the scar of the incision.
Varicose Vein Surgery - 2 months ago1 answer
There were severe incisions made for stripping, but the biggest one (2cm wide) is in the kneepit. I just discovered that there is a cord-like lump right under it that does not extend out of the scar itself. It might have been there before too, I just did not pay attention, as it does not cause pain. I don't think this is a blood clot, but is this a normal part of scarring or should it raise any concern?
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I was diagnosed with an uncontrolled blood clot after two ablations. What does this mean?
Endovenous Laser Ablation - 2 months ago1 answer
I have non healing ulcers. I had two ablations in the left leg last week. I had an ultra sound and everything looked good, but I had an uncontrolled blood clot. What does that mean? I had multiple blood clots in 2007.
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Are there any increased risks to either my general health or redeveloping varicose veins if I start to take the contraceptive pill?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 2 months ago1 answer
I am 47 and had an operation 2 years ago to remove my varicose veins on both legs. I am thinking about starting to take the oral contraceptive pill.
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Does taking 325 mg of Aspirin daily cause your veins to collapse?
General - 2 months ago1 answer
I had to be stuck 6 or 7 times to get 4 tubes of blood because my veins kept collapsing.
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Are there any exercises to reduce skin ulcers?
Varicose Vein Treatment - 2 months ago1 answer
I had a vein removed in 2007 in my left leg. Now ulcers form all over the ankle and sides and it itches. When I scratch, liquid oozes out. I was told that after surgery, alternate channels will be created and blood supply will get normal. Are there any exercises that facilitate creating the channels. What can I do to reduce ulcers?
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I have swelling in my knees and ankles & why is it so painful to touch or even walk at times after 7 vein procedures, last ones was done 2mon ago?
Varicose Vein Treatment - 2 months ago1 answer
I had 7 procedures since November 2016 to May 2017. I feel worse now than I did before my procedures.
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Can EVLA cause engorged penis veins?
Endovenous Laser Ablation - 2 months ago1 answer
I had bilateral EVLA 5 days ago. AASV on left and GSV on right. I've notice for past couple of days that the veins in my penis, particularly the right side are swollen and engorged. They are also aching. Is this likely to be connected to the EVLA as the timing seems to match? Is this likely to be thrombosis?
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