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How long after a sclerotherapy session can I return to nursing?
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How long after a sclerotherapy session can I return to nursing?
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The nurse who has been injecting my reticular and spider veins now won't treat the reticulars. Any advice?
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A nurse has been injecting my reticular veins and spider veins. This time around, she said she will only inject the spider veins. I'm not comfortable with this as I believe the reticular veins are feeding my spider veins. I had a Doppler ultrasound (she used the small handheld device) where she checked to see if there were any underlying vein issues and said there was none. I’m not convinced. I require another 2 - 3 treatments after this. Advice?
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I've had sclerotherapy treatment on my leg. How long do I have to wait to get 3D Lipo, if the location is along the previously treated site?
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I've had sclerotherapy treatment on the back on my calf to reduce the size of my varicose vein. I am looking to get 3D Lipo, also known as fat freezing or CoolSculpting, on the back of the treated calf. How long should I wait to get this done?
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How long will it take for pain after sclerotherapy to subside?
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My mom (in her late 50s) recently had sclerotherapy for her foot and endovenous laser ablation for her leg. It's been nearly one and a half weeks, but the pain in her feet (not in legs) remains. The pain is not intense but is noticeable. We have compression bandages and pain reliever/anti-inflammatory tablets but they are not helping much. The doctor said it's due to numerous varicose + spider veins in her foot and that it will take more time to heal. I want a good second opinion on this.
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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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