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Varicose Vein Surgery Questions

Can I get into a sauna 10 days after varicose vein surgery?
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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 ... Read more
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... Read more
How long do I have to wait to smoke cigarettes after varicose vein surgery?
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I just had surgery today about 9:30 am. I want to smoke a cigarette but I know you have to wait a while after surgery. How long should I wait? Every doctor gave me the runaround; I just want a set answer. Read more
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 ... Read more
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 ... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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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 soc... Read more
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?). ... Read more
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 star... Read more
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? Read more
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? Read more
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. Read more
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