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I've had 3 sclerotherapy sessions and no results. Is this normal? Should I give it more time?
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I have had three sessions of sclerotherapy and my veins look the same. I had these done for reticular veins. The nurse who treated me is excellent and I did a Doppler beforehand. I have my final session in December, along with a follow-up. It’s been 12 weeks now. Is this normal? Should I give it more time?
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Is it safe to do sclerotherapy on the back of hands and wrists? Will it compromise the rest of my hand veins?
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Is it safe to do sclerotherapy on the back of hands and wrists? Does it compromise the rest of your hand veins in some way or lead to other unintended consequences?
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I had a blood clot in my right thigh in 2007 and have noticed my veins are starting to get very noticeable. Would sclerotherapy benefit me?
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I had a blood clot in my right thigh in 2007 and have noticed my veins are starting to get very noticeable. Would sclerotherapy benefit me?
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Is it safe to take ibuprofen or Midol around the time of your sclerotherapy procedure?
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I have had 2 sclerotherapy procedures, with the 3rd coming this Friday. Is it safe to take midol or ibuprofen around the time of my next session?
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Why is it important to walk 40 minutes a day for 2 weeks after sclerotherapy? Does it matter if Dr starts from the ankle up or the thigh down?
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Why is it important to walk 40 minutes a day for 2 weeks after sclerotherapy? Does it matter if Dr starts from the ankle up or the thigh down?
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Why do some doctors not perform hand vein sclerotherapy?
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I'm trying to decide whether to have it done. I'm young (34 years old) but my hand veins really bother me.
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Can I go to the pool and for a run one month after sclerotherapy?
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I had my one-month post-appt today. Doc drained/popped one dead vein and said everything looked good. Can I go to the pool and for a run today?
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Do I have an ulcer after scelerotherapy? Or, is it an infection?
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I developed a mark on my outer thigh area straight after sclerotherapy. It is only about 1.5 cm long, but it feels like a burn. There is also a smaller mark nearby. It is dark red with a brighter red outline around it, and is slightly cratered a millimeter deep. Dr gave me antibiotics; she said I have an infection but she didn’t say anything else. I’m worried I will end up with a scar. How do I know if it’s just an infection or if it's an ulcer?
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What are the risks of a PE during and after Sclerotherapy? I am looking for statistical data of incidences.
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I am male, 77 years old, and suffered a PE 5 years ago. I had surgical removal of varicose veins 4 years ago. Recently the thrombosis has recurred. I have now been offered Sclerotherapy. I would like to know the risks of this in view of the previous PE. I am looking for statistical data of incidences.
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Is it possible that there is not a treatment to improve my spider veins? I have been through so many procedures, yet new veins keep forming.
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In 2015 I was diagnosed with Chronic Venous Insufficiency. I had EVLT in both legs, followed by 6 rounds of sclerotherapy. I noticed a slight improvement at first, but new veins kept forming. I went to a new doctor this year who diagnosed me again with CVI in my lower GSV. I had ultrasound guided sclero to treat both legs. My last ultrasound showed that all reflux has been resolved so I started sclerotherapy again. It has only been 1 week and I see new spider veins forming!
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I had sclerotherapy on a Monday and was told to wear support stockings until Sunday. Is it OK if I stopped wearing them on Saturday?
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I had sclerotherapy on a Monday and was told to wear support stockings until Sunday. Is it OK if I stopped wearing them on Saturday?
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How long do I need to wait after sclerotherapy to receive body treatments for cellulite reduction?
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I want to have some cellulite reduction therapy on my legs with machines like manual massage, cavitation, vacumtherapy, infrared, ultrasound, pressotherapy and endermology. I had sclerotherapy 3 weeks ago.
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Is upper arm vein sclerotherapy possible?
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I'm grossed-out by my own upper, inner arms. Seemingly overnight the veins have become super visible and have now been that way for about a year. Is sclerotherapy an option? Would sclerotherapy of upper inner arm veins cause problems down the road (eg. for blood drainage or other issues)?
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Chest pressure, visual issues, weakness after completing sclerotherapy (four weeks ago).
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Treatment was for spider veins on my right leg. The nurse technician used four vials of Asclera (she stated she used 4 ml total, but I counted four used vials which I've learned are 2ml each). The day of treatment I had intense head pain and chest pressure, like someone was stepping on my chest. I also developed an itchy blister rash on my hands plus weird visual issues. I am normally extremely healthy/fit and have no preexisting issues. Still some lingering issues. I"m worried.
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Are there any foods I need to avoid after schlerotherapy?
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I'm wondering if eating any particular foods will negatively affect my cosmetic results.
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I had one sclerotherapy 3 weeks ago—severe pain & swelling, can barely walk. Did something go wrong?
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I do have venous reflux. My physician said I had blood clots supposedly via ultrasound, but the vascular surgeon ruled that out with a venogram. My physician who did my procedure will not return my phone call because I'm still experiencing pain & swelling. I'm wearing my compression socks but the pain is still there along with swelling in my ankles.
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About three weeks ago I completed my last Sclerotherapy treatment. Is it normal to still have a swollen calf?
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I know along with Sclero the doctor had to enter a catheter and close the veins twice on my right leg. I’m curious that after three weeks, shouldn’t the swelling subdue? I’ve been doubling up on my compression stockings with no luck of getting the swelling down. I didn’t have the heaviness and swelling to the calf before these procedures. Could it possibly be lymphedema?
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After having sclerotheraphy injections for spider veins, my knees were extremely painful and I could barely walk for the rest of the day.
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This was my third session and had no issues after the first two. After the treatment this time I had such severe pain behind the knees and couldn’t put any pressure on them. It was like that for the rest of the day. The next morning the right knee was much better but the left still sore and I’m struggling walking up and and down stairs. It’s now two days later and still the same. What can I do about this?
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Will it affect my results if I wait longer than 2 weeks for my next appointment after sclerotherapy on my feeder veins and spider veins?
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After injecting my feeder and spider veins, the doctor said "see you in two weeks," but I won't be able to go in two weeks due to several personal matters I need to take care of. Does it affect your cosmetic results if you wait longer in between follow up sclerotherapy appointments? (I was thinking a month or two.)
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