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What could have caused that?
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It’s been about a year since I’ve had my vein ablation. Yesterday afternoon after doing a yoga pigeon pose where are you really stretch your hip and knees, I saw Petechiae on my right hip (a large area of it inside my right knee). What could have caused that?
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Can I stop wearing the thigh-high compression stocking?
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I have been wearing a thigh-high compression stocking, but dermatitis on my lower leg flared up bad and has become inflamed.
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Is the right approach LGSV ablation?
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Ultrasound shows venous insufficiency, chronic peripheral. Venous duplex shows a significant amount of reflux in both lower extremities. Both SJF, GSV (thigh&calf); reflux time 1956+ms (RT leg) 1704ms(LF leg). SSV no reflux. RT dABI .73. LF dABI .78. Normal waveform. No DVT. Been wearing medical compression stockings for over 2 years. Getting worse over the past 5 years. I am 56 and in good health, but symptoms & visual VV are worsening.
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I'm in excruciating pain 10 weeks after laser ablation and it's affecting my mobility. What's wrong? What can be done?
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I am so desperate for help. I had laser ablation 10 weeks ago. From day one, I have been in excruciating pain, which gets worse with walking. After 10-15 minutes of walking, I can’t get out of the bed from severe pain, soreness, swelling, heat, along with different sensations in my leg. I had an ultrasound done and the dr. said that it is just my body reacting to the surgery. I have two small children that need me but I am totally disabled!
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Why do I have different venous doppler ultrasound results?
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I went to a third cardiovascular doctor who read both diagnostics. She said I should ask for another venous doppler. She is concerned about side effects like damage to the saphenous nerve. The second doc said I should go for ablation. All are programmed. But the third doctor said she would be cautious to perform the ablation because if I have saphenous venous incompetence I should go for it, but this last diagnostic shows problems from knee to down. I'll postpone it.
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I've been diagnosed with moderate venous insufficiency, when should I get endovenous laser treatment??
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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?
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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?
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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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If I've had endovenous laser ablation, can I return to heavy weightlifting before 6 weeks?
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I am an avid heavy weightlifter (5-6 times a week). The physician said no weightlifting for 6 weeks. Do I really need to wait this long? Can I resume before this timeline?
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Will lifting my children after endovenous laser ablation cause damage?
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I had laser ablation performed on one leg 5 days ago. My partner is due to go back to work tomorrow and we have 2 toddlers. My question is, could I do damage by lifting my kids? I can avoid lifting my 3-year-old but not my 16-month-old.
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I still have a 6" blue vein that visible on my leg 2 years after lower leg ablation. Do I need sclerotherapy or vein stripping?
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I had an ablation on my lower leg 2 years ago. There is still a visible blue vein on my leg that's 6”. Do I need sclerotherapy or vein stripping?
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I am having throbbing pain near my saphenous vein. Why and what should I do?
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I am having throbbing pain near my saphenous vein. Why and what should I do?
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How can I speed up recovery after endovenous laser ablation?
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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?
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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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Will the increased blood flow from varicose vein removal cause fibroids to grow?
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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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Is it normal to have swelling near the groin after endovenous laser treatment?
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Is it normal to have swelling near the groin after endovenous laser treatment?
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Is it OK to have endovenous laser ablation during your menstrual cycle?
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Is it OK to have endovenous laser ablation during your menstrual cycle?
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3 months after endovenous laser ablation, I have severe pain in my legs that wakes me up at night. Any ideas why?
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I'm 3 months post-ablation of my saphenous veins. I'm having severe pain at night that wakes me from my sleep. The pain hurts some on ambulation, but it is mostly when I try to lie down and sleep. I have a hard time holding my legs still. I can get it to stop sometimes if I lay flat on my back with my legs straight, but that is hard to do.
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Is it normal to have aches after a venous duplex exam?
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I had a Venous Duplex exam done on both legs. My legs ached terribly after this scan. The findings of the scan were that I could possibly benefit from saphenous vein ablation. My legs felt much better the following day, but they just really ached after the test and into the night. Does this sound strange?
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Is endovenous laser ablation safe? Do I need to wear compression stockings before the procedure? How long after?
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I live in India and suffer from varicose veins. My Dr. is suggesting endovenous laser ablation. Is this a safe operation with small risks? Do I need to wear compress stockings before the procedure? How long after?
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