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How do you remove a surgery clip?
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I had surgery about 25 years ago. Within the last 6-7 years I’ve had a small bump on my ankle and some pain. My primary physician thought it might be a bone spur. It is a clip and causing my a lot of pain. I want it out. How is that done? I need advice. Thanks.
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I have painful, unsightly veins in my ankles up to and including my toes. It's getting worse over time. Is there any hope of correcting this?
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I had my veins stripped approx. 15 yrs ago and have had ongoing sclerotherapy, mainly below the knee. I wear compression stockings as much as possible but not consistently. Thanks for any advice you can provide!
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After varicose vein surgery, is it normal to have a non-healing wound that discharges watery/yellow fluid?
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Since having varicose vein surgery 3 weeks ago, I have a partially open wound that won't heal and continually discharges a watery/yellowy fluid. This fluid has been discharging for the last seven days and does not stop. Is this normal following varicose vein surgery and repair? One vein was removed and one was repaired after being mistakenly cut during the procedure. GP has prescribed antibiotics. I'm two-thirds through the course but as of yet show no signs of improvement.
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The vein specialist I saw for my varicose veins wants to charge $2,500 per vein. Is this a rip-off?
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The vein specialist I saw for my varicose veins wants to charge $2,500 per vein. It seems like a rip-off. Also, I’m 36 and was thinking of having lipo and a breast augmentation, but I’m afraid that because I have varicose veins I might have a higher chance of developing blood clots. Is this something I should be concerned about?
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I had procedures to close a varicose vein in my leg 7 days ago. Now, I have a hard, painful ball under the skin at one of incision sites. Normal?
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I had procedures to close a varicose vein in my leg 7 days ago. Work was done with laser and also some kind of medication. The doc told me he used 3 percent of medication because 2 other attempts failed. Now, I have a hard, painful ball under the skin at one of incision sites. Is this normal?
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Does removal of varicose veins in the leg cause more pressure or work load for the remaining veins in the leg?
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I’ve searched the web and can not find any answers to this question. I’m worried that removal of insufficient veins in my leg will cause more problems for the remaining veins. Will this increase the dangers of deep venous thrombosis?
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Is it OK to take off my compression stocking for a few hours a day post vein stripping surgery?
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My surgeon told me to wear it 24hrs a day for 4 weeks then at night for another 2 weeks. I had my veins stripped in one leg 10 days ago, healing is going well, and the last couple days I've been removing my sock for 1-2 hrs in the afternoon and lying down outside or walking around to air it. Can new veins develop if I do this? Would it be risky if I stopped wearing it during the day on the 3rd week instead of the 4th? (I'm going on holiday soon and would prefer not to wear it in the day).Thanks!
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I have vulvar varicosities on my left labia. Do I go to a regular vein clinic? What are my treatment options?
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My varicosities became a problem during my 2nd pregnancy (I have 3 children). In addition to the vulvar varicosities, I also have varicosities on my leg, and hemorrhoids (which are also a type of varicosity?). I had ultrasound done on my left leg which was followed up recently by a ligation (no stripping) of the great saphenous vein on my left leg. I’m a 39 year old, active female.
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Could what I am experiencing be compartment syndrome?
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I had ablations done to both of my legs last year. I keep having episodes of burning and tingling sensation. Every time I get an ultrasound done, they find everything OK. Last Friday I went to ER because I started having a very high tingling and burning sensation from my calf (back of the legs) to the thighs. It felt tight and pulling. They performed an ultrasound and everything was normal. The CK was 139 (normal according to the attending physician).I had rhabdomiolysis previously.
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I had varicose vein surgery 10 years ago but for the last two weeks my leg has been sore and heavy the way it felt before surgery.
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I'm 46 and I'm going through menopause. Can this cause sore legs?
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Leg pain when I stand up a few days after varicose vein surgery. Is this normal?
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I had a surgery 7 days ago. The 3rd day after surgery when I stand up I feel severe pain in my leg. It's getting worse. Sometimes I feel coldness in the leg. Is this normal?
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Should I be experiencing tenderness around the incision sites of my vein stripping six months after surgery?
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Over the summer 6-7 months ago I underwent vein ligation, vein stripping (the last procedure in June), and multiple rounds of Sclerotherapy. Currently there is no redness or swelling that I can see.
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My mother went in for surgery the 3rd of August. She has a hard bump in the top of her thigh with no visible bruising. Is this normal?
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It feels as if it could be a bruise, but a bit harder and there is no visible bruising around it.
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I had vein removal surgery 3 months ago and have now developed swollen ankles and feet on my surgery leg. Is this normal?
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I did not have this issue prior to the surgery. My ultrasound shows the vein was properly closed.
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After vein surgery I developed a burning sensation inside my urethra. What is a reason this could be happening?
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Can the vein surgery cause burning in the pelvic area? I went to my doctor and there are no infections anywhere. I'm scheduled next for a scope of the urethra. The pain is unbearable to say the least..
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