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I have extensive bruising and discoloration after vein ablation almost 2 weeks ago. How long before it disappears?
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The left leg went well, but the right leg was a nightmare since I was very suddenly diagnosed with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura while receiving vein treatment. The ITP caused me to have a very heavy and unmanageable period with heavy blood loss and all the purpura all over my body. Ever since all this happened, my right leg wouldn't heal and I had to have a platelet transfusion since I was dangerously low with platelet levels. My leg looks discolored and scary, how long will this last?
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I had a laser procedure on my left leg in early March. I still have a lymph leak that they cannot stop. I have been doing compression for 3 weeks.
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I am currently having compression bandages put on my leg/ankle area 3 times per week. The doctor stated he has never seen this before. Is there something I can do? This is extremely frustrating and a complication I had no idea could occur. Please help!
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I had endovenous ablation done. I am a hair stylist so I have been standing a lot. Is this ok?
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I also put ice on my bruise and now it got irritated almost like a burn. It also has a blister. Did I mess anything up? And will it scar?
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Is this normal? I had vein ablation two years ago. My legs hurt if I sit or stand for a while. It feels like the veins left cannot handle the job.
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I had the ablation done to both of my legs. I did NOT have pain aches or tiredness in my legs. Now my legs are painful, tired, and achy all day. I can feel one of the veins that was shut down, especially around my knee and top of my thigh. The hard vein hurts. The lower part of my leg is a bit numb now from nerve damage. The doctor told me nothing can be done as he fears making numbness worse and pretty much sorry your legs are tired all day, not sure why. It looks OK.
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Will more varicose veins keep popping up after EVLA? One just did. Is it never ending?
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I had EVLA to get rid of a varicose vein located in the back of my calf. Shortly after the surgery, another one appeared—uglier and located in the same leg, snaking down the front. If I get more surgery, will I have more, awful veins? Will I ever get beautiful legs back? My legs were beautiful before the surgery, except for that one horizontal varicose vein, but it was kind of hidden in the back of my leg. I did it to finally get rid of spider veins, but I didn't know there would be a trade off.
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One week post EVLT and I have a bulging pimple-like area on my lower leg. Is this something to look into?
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I have a small swollen area on my lower leg that looks like it will rupture. Is this something to be concerned about? Possibly an ulcer or infection?
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Is it safe to get pregnant again shortly after EVLA?
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I'm getting EVLA for my varicose veins in my left leg. They made my last pregnancy miserable due to the pain and swelling. Do I have to wait for a while after the procedure to get pregnant again? Are there any contraindications of getting pregnant shortly after this procedure?
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How long after GSV ablation will I start to see a reduction in swelling and redness?
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Had GSV ablation five days ago with prior swelling and redness in my leg for years. I was also diagnosed with chronic DVT in the same leg. Will I see reduction in redness or swelling at all, and how long will it take?
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I had EVLT on my great saphenous vein. After two weeks of minimal pain, I'm suddenly experiencing a lot of pain in my inner thigh. Why is this?
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I had EVLT along the entire great saphenous vein with minimal pain for the two weeks following. All of a sudden for the last few days I'm experiencing a lot of pain in my inner thigh. In the morning I wake up with little to no pain at all but by the end of the day it feels very painful to walk. I had EVLT on the other leg a week earlier and did not experience the same pain. Also most of my bruising is gone, except for redness in the painful area. What could this be?
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Why do I have a lump on my calf after laser vein removal?
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I had laser vein removal three weeks ago. After one week I noticed a lump at the side of my calf. My surgeon drained the blood from it, but now the lump is back. What should I do?
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I had EVLA 12 weeks ago and still have pain in the knee area. It swells and I can't bend it well or kneel. What should I do?
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My surgeon signed me off after my eight week check. He did an ultrasound and said it looked OK. He said to exercise, take Ibuprofen if it was sore, and that I was still healing. If I exercise, it then gets so swollen by the evening that I can't bend it. The pain wakes me at night. When walking it feels like a knife in the side of my knee. I will see my GP, but not for 2 weeks! What should I do?
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How much risk is involved with endovenous laser ablation? Is there a chance of pain, neuropathy or numbness?
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I have heard about laser treatment for varicose veins and want to know what the risks are. Thanks.
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VenaCure EVLT or radiofreqency ablation. Which is safer?
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Which one has no pain or side effects? My diagnosis is to use UGFS along with ablation. Which ablation is less painful and risky, laser or radiofrequency? Venaseal is another option but no insurance covers them.
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I had a varicose vein stripped around 8 years ago and it has returned. I was considering ablation. Is this a good option?
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I'm a hairdresser always, and on my feet. I have varicose veins in both legs. I had thread vein treatment post op privately to remove clusters but they are still visible. The unsightly appearance of the veins prevent me wearing shorts or dresses. I wanted to know if the ablation would be a possible option to banish the veins, or will they just keep coming?
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I had VNUS Closure 3 weeks ago. Is minor on and off pain near the SF junction normal?
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It is similar to ovulation pain. Borderline protein S deficiency (72, normal range 70-140), was put on 10mg Xarelto for 10 days and then 20mg after second ultrasound came back too close for comfort given my background, third ultrasound showed clot had receded to where they wanted it. That was last week. For the past week and a half, however, I've had what I would consider nerve pain in the groin and ovary areas. It has not gotten worse and is sporadic. It is most present when sitting.
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I had endevonous laser ablation under a general anaesthetic a week ago! all seems well but concerned as a bumpy lump has appeared bout the size of a
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I had Endevonous laser ablation under general anaesthetic 1wk ago! So far very pleased but a bit concerned as a bumpy soft lump has appeared at the top of my thigh! It isn't painful to touch! But sore if I press on it! Bout the size v a 2p coin (UK currency) could this be a clot!? &could it be a problem!? Also I have lots v tiny stitches! Surgeon never mentioned them) are thy likely to come away? I presume theyre dissolvable sutures?
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Is it normal to have drastically prominent varicose veins in my feet post abrasion of my R. great saph. last summer? They weren't a problem prior.
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Hello! I'm a 28 year old female who just the last few years has had vein issues. I'm not overweight and am active. I had bad reflux in my right leg, so I had my right great saph. abrasion done last summer. The past 6 months I've noticed a drastic change in both my feet. Varicose veins popping out horribly. No prior problems with my feet. Did the abrasion cause this? What can I do? They're very unsightly and uncomfortable. I wear 30 mmhg compression socks.
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I'm 9 days out from having an endovenous laser ablation (EVLA), and in my mid-inner thigh and calf, I'm having a serious numbing feeling.
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I called my vascular surgeon and his office said it's fine. I did have the ultrasound two days after. No clots found, and they said the veins were closed. The area in my calf is still very tender but I'm ok with that. My main concern is the numbness--it is almost "painful" when I sit on the couch or toilet as it makes it worse. Do you think I could have nerve damage, or will this eventually go away? I would post a picture of my leg but this does not allow. 32y female. Thx
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