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I had the ClosureFast vein ablation done on my left leg a few days ago. The procedure was extremely painful and uncomfortable. Is this normal?
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I have fibromyalgia and am wondering if this might have contributed to the intense pain I felt during the ClosureFast procedure. I was mildly sedated with Xanax and Percocet, but they didn’t seem to have any effect on the pain. This was the most miserable medical procedure I’ve ever experienced, and that includes childbirth without drugs!
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I just had 4 ClosureFast procedures done on my GSV/LSV in both legs. How long should I wait to see if I need AP's on the other veins?
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Bulging veins look much better and I don't want to get AP's if I don't really need them. They said I need AP's before sclerotherapy but my veins have almost disappeared a week later.
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How soon after the ClosureFast procedure should my leg be checked for clots?
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My friend had to report back the next day to check. My procedure is scheduled for a Friday and I am not reporting back to the doctor for a clot check until the following Monday. Also, how does one know he/she has a clot? What does one do if he/she experiences a clot symptom? Where can I find the post procedure - do's/dont's/instructions? Thank You.
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Is radiofrequency ablation the best treatment for varicose veins?
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I'm 39 and was just diagnosed with varicose veins due to sever swelling of my feet and legs. Recently I had an ultrasound of bilateral legs that verified varicosities with no blood clots or PAD. I wear thigh high compression stockings.
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I had vein ablation on both my legs done a week apart from each other over 3 months ago and doctor hit a nerve left calf is numb and painful.
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I had vein ablation on both my legs done a week apart from each other over 3 months ago and Dr hit a nerve and left leg from knee to ankle is numb and painful. The other leg hurt more from spider vein on calf it elevates to my hip
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When do I remove the bandage after closurefast catheter?
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I had a closurefast catheter vein surgery done on December 21, 2016 and would like to know when I can remove the bandages. Thank you.
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Any contraindications of Entocort on Closurefast procedures?
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Can the use of Entocort have any adverse effects on the Closurefast procedure?
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Where can I buy a radiofrecuency closure fast catheter 6F. 100 cm??
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I need to buy such catheter (radiofrecuency closure fast catheter 6F. 100 cm) in order to get a vein surgery in Venezuela. Due to the country 's economical situation it has been impossible to find. None of the local suppliers count with any surgical equipment to perform any surgery. My parents happen to be in Miami for the next 2 weeks and they have to return home with the "catheter". This is an emergency!!! Thank you for the help!!
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Why am I having pigmentation problems after RFA?
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I had RFA (ClosureFast) for GSV in the right leg for varicose veins. 2 weeks later, I had superficial thrombophlebitis/phlebitis, which was painful/tender just below the knee on inside of leg (medial side of leg). The "line" was ~ 3 cm along treated GSV. This faded with Voltaren gel. Since then, I have pigmentation only in this area. My concern is sometimes the pigmentation looks a bit "more" red, usually after exercise. No pain or swelling. What could this be? U/S showed successful closure.
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