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Endovenous Laser Ablation Questions

Does endovenous laser ablation damage the saphenous vein?
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I've heard that endovenous laser treatments actually remove or destroy the saphenous vein in the leg. Is this true, and will I still get enough blood circulation to the legs if this large vessel is removed? Read more
Where does the blood go after the saphenous vein has been ablated?
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How is blood drawn upwards if there is no superficial (saphenous) vein that would do that? What does this change mean to the body? Is all the blood transferred by the deep vein or the new collateral veins that ... Read more
Is it normal to develop a superficial blood clot after endovenous laser ablation?
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My saphenous vein was treated with endovenous laser ablation at the knee, is it normal to get a superficial clot? How long do they take to reabsorb? Can anything besides blood thinners speed the healing process... Read more
How long does ankle and leg swelling last after endovenous laser ablation?
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I had endovenous laser ablation done 3 weeks ago. There was no significant pain, and the follow up ultrasound that was performed a week later showed no signs of deep vein thrombosis. But, I am experiencing more... Read more
Why am I experiencing inner thigh pain and groin pain after endovenous laser ablation?
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I had endovenous abaltion done back in May and now I am getting inner thigh pain and groin pain along the area of where the procedure was done. Why is this happening? Read more
How long before you see the results with ELA?
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Had the procedure Friday. Removed the stocking Monday evening. I still see bumps in my leg. Will that get better? Read more
What sensation or feeling should one expect after ELA of the saphenous vein and for how long?
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Three weeks ago I had endovenous laser ablation of the saphenous vein. I have a pulling sensation. Is this normal? How long with the feeling last? Read more
My vein feels hard after being treated with EVLA, is this normal?
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My vein feels hard 10 days after having the endovenous laser ablation to treat a varicose vein. Is hardening a normal complication? When will the area soften and return to normal? I had my 3 day post-op and no ... Read more
What is the time-frame for DVT risk with laser ablation?
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Is it true that blot clots relating to the endovenous laser ablation procedure are generally visible within the first 24 hours? Or, is this rather a long-term potential side-effect arising from the procedure? I... Read more
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How long will it take for the veins in my legs to disappear after endovenous laser ablation?
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I had an endovenous laser ablation procedure done 5 days ago. I am bruised and extremely sore, even when I walk. I am currently wearing support stockings. Will some of the ugly veins in my legs disappear in due... Read more
Will my saphenous nerve repair itself after damage from EVLA and microphlebectomy?
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I had EVLA and microphlebectomy on my right leg 4 wks ago to treat GSV (from SFJ to ankle) and reflux of SV (from SPJ to ankle). I am in a lot of pain from my shin to the inside of my ankle. It hurts to touch, ... Read more
I had severe groin pain after endovenous laser ablation, should I worry?
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During an endovenous laser ablation treatment, the doctor said my veins were large and that he had to juice up the energy from 50 to 90. I paged the doctor that night because I was having severe groin pain. Af... Read more
How long are my legs going to weep fluid after my venous procedure?
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My procedure was 24 hours ago and the fluid is still coming out. It's coming out very slowly near my knees and by my groin. The fluid is mostly clear — no odor. There's no heat coming off my legs and I feel f... Read more
Will endovenous laser ablation really destroy the greater saphenous vein?
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Is that going to affect my circulation? Read more
Six months after varicose vein surgery and I'm experiencing bad pain. Is this normal? What should I do?
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Six months ago I had varicose vein surgery. I've been experiencing bad pain. I went back to see the consultant & had a scan, He said everything is working fine and that it must be the effects of the surgery. We... Read more
Will Endovenous Laser Ablation improve my circulation?
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I have perpetually cold feet and occasional tingling in my feet and ankles. I also have a number of large varicose veins in each leg, so do you think that my circulation in my feet will improve if I have ELA? Read more
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