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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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Will the increased blood flow from varicose vein removal cause fibroids to grow?
I had varicose veins removed 3 months ago through endovenous laser treatment and sclerotherapy. Suddenly, I began to develop fibroids. Could there be a connection?
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Can varicose veins feel worse right before your menstrual cycle?
I have varicose veins. Right before my menstrual cycle, my legs get extremely heavy and tingly, and they throb.
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Is it normal to have swelling near the groin after endovenous laser treatment?
Is it normal to have swelling near the groin after endovenous laser treatment?
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I have toe pain after wearing my compression socks backward. Should I be worried?
I put on open-toe compression socks last night in the dark not realizing they were on backward. The toe pain woke me up. Should I be worried?
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Is it OK to have endovenous laser ablation during your menstrual cycle?
Is it OK to have endovenous laser ablation during your menstrual cycle?
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Which treatment is better for spider veins, laser or Veinwave?
I have a few patches of spider veins on both legs. Some are purple and the others are red. What is the difference between laser and Veinwave treatment as it relates to the clearance of spider veins, pain, and the number of sessions needed?
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What are some complications that can occur after removing a vein towards the front of the knee?
Vein Treatments - 1 answer
The vein I had removed ran the full length of my leg. After removal, my left leg is 4x the normal size. Is this normal?
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