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I have a varicose vein in my left leg. Vein spec said that I had reflux in both legs, even though I am only symptomatic in left. Do I treat both legs?
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I have a varicose vein in my left leg. My vein specialist said that I had reflux in both legs, even though I am only symptomatic in the left. Do I treat both legs? I was scheduled to do laser ablation on both l... Read more
Can treatment of superficial venous reflux help improve deep venous insufficiency?
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Can treatment of superficial venous reflux help improve deep venous insufficiency? Read more
Should I worry about getting my great saphenous vein closed at 24? I want a second opinion since this is not a usual procedure for someone my age.
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I am very active, used to be a professional dancer and now am just an avid outdoors person. I've had varicose veins in my right leg since I was 14. I feel them hurt and throb when I dance and run, etc. I just g... Read more
Can treatment of superficial venous reflux help improve deep venous insufficiency? I just got these results from duplex ultrasound.
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My recent test results: *No evidence of thrombosis *Evidence of deep venous reflux in right common, deep & proximal femoral *Evidence of superficial venous reflux in right greater saphenous vein (proximal, m... Read more
Can deep vein insufficiency be treated?
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Im 32 years old and have had my saphenous vein removed from my left leg. This has not eased my pain. My doctors have told me that the deep vein in my left leg is insufficient and that the deep vein in my right ... Read more
Hello! I was diagnosed with venous insufficiency. My doctor gave me a Doppler exam ultrasound that shows I have Venous reflux disease.
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I was told to take dafflon 500 and wear compression stocking and to walk on daily basis. What else should I do? Any specific treatment for the reflux disease? Many Thanks. Read more
What range is considered mild reflux?
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I had Doppler ultra sound and have reflux in deep veins behind the knee 1.5. Is that normal or mild? The saphenous vein inside my leg in is 1.2 reflux. I started wearing compression stockings of 23-30 mmHg. Read more
I have increased bulging and soreness from venous insufficiency in my left lower leg. Should I see a vein specialist?
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I am 68 yrs old an have had moderate venous insuffency for years. I am experiencing increased problems in my left lower legs with more bulging and soreness. Sometimes it feels like a cool sensation or like som... Read more
~4w post op saphenous ablation. The vein near the catheter site has been hard for a few wks. Now it's swollen behind the calf, same region. Normal?
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I've had some shin discomfort after working out a few days ago but I don't think that's related if I had to give my opinion. My larger concern is I have Factor V Leiden, heterogeneous, to which I had a DVT ... Read more
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Does phlebitis cause venous insufficiency or is it vice versa?
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I am 20 years old with a history of undiagnosed autoimmune disease, which is currently in an acute flare. After suffering from a case of phelbitis in greater saphenous vein of the right leg for two months, I w... Read more
Could there be any correlation between my underlying autoimmune condition and this new diagnosis of venous insufficiency?
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I am 20 years old with a history of undiagnosed autoimmune disease, which is currently in an acute flare. After suffering from a case of phelbitis in greater saphenous vein of the right leg for two months, I w... Read more
I had a VNUS ablation 18 days ago and now have a lot of pain in both legs. What could be wrong?
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I had a VNUS ablation 18 days ago and now have a lot of pain in both legs. We did the ultrasound 4 days after the procedure and it was OK. I saw the doc last week because of the pain, and he gave me vasculera f... Read more
Will VNUS closure help swelling of both calves, ankles, and feet if reflux is only in the right leg?
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In addition to above, I was told that compression stockings will need to be worn forever, even though I have no varicose veins. I have major swelling of both calves, ankles, & feet. I've been wearing compressio... Read more
Can venous insufficiency affect a man's ability to get an erection?
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On the underside of my penis, I have a long wriggly red vein that swells near the base and spreads out. Also, my dorsal vein is really enlarged and I have severe ED. Getting an erection isn't a problem, but I l... Read more
Do compression stockings relieve pain in the calf muscles?
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I am a Type 2 diabetic and I lead a sedentary life. The only place I go is to the Dr., and that's once a month. Do you think I am at risk for DVT? I do have pain in my left calf frequently. Dr. has checked ... Read more
I have been diagnosed with advanced deep vein reflux in my femoral and saphenous veins. Since it is untreatable, what can I expect to happen?
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I have had a few opinions given based on all testing performed. I have led an active lifestyle. Before retiring I spent 40 years as a plumber. The last 10 years of my career I commuted 24 miles roundtrip on the... Read more
Does taking herbal supplement like grape seed extract or horse chestnut help prevent, if not cure, symptoms of deep vein insufficiency?
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I am a 28 years old female diagnosed with bilateral femoral vein reflux via doppler study. I have been experiencing slight edema on lower legs, and occasional pain and burning sensation. I already have visible ... Read more
Is venous reflux a symptom for an otherwise healthy female?
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I'm a 36 year old female, nonsmoker, non-alcoholic with 20.5 BMI. I was recently diagnosed with venous reflux in my legs. I have no genetic history of anything similar & I do not show typical symptoms (no DVT, ... Read more
My 2 year old ultrasound study results were vague. It suggested EVLT. Is there a less invasive treatment?
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Original results from a 2 year old ultrasound said right gsv positive for dilation & venous insufficiency, greater than 2 seconds at junction, symptoms are mild now, but one unsightly varicose vein at top of ri... Read more
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