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What kind of compression socks does my husband need to wear and where can I find them?
Compression Stockings - 2 days ago1 answer
He's a diabetic and last year had a triple bypass which they took a vein from each leg. He also has 2 stents and has neuropathy. He wears a size 14 shoe and weighs 360lbs. He walks a lot in his job. Ever since the bypass his legs have hurt and swell easily. Now they stay swollen and are red just above his ankle. He takes a water pill everyday but his legs remain swollen and very painful. Our cardiologist told him to get compression socks. We can't find compression socks that fit him.
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Should I be experiencing tenderness around the incision sites of my vein stripping six months after surgery?
Varicose Vein Surgery - 5 days ago2 answers
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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I understand that compression stockings are helpful for varicose veins and edema, but what if the person also has peripheral neuropathy?
Compression Stockings - 1 week ago2 answers
It was disastrously painful for my peripheral neuropathy when my foot doctor recommended 20 weight stockings. others in my peripheral neuropathy sharing group also said so. I also have varicose veins and edema. Do You still recommend compression stockings, perhaps at a much lighter pressure?
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Should I wear compression socks while walking for a workout?
Compression Stockings - 1 week ago2 answers
I had blood clots on my lungs and had surgery for them to be removed. I still had clots in my left leg and was given a blood thinner to take everyday for now. I was also told to wear compression socks everyday for now.
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Why do my veins rupture very easily?
Vein Treatments - 1 week ago1 answer
I am 50, female, healthy weight. Since I was in my 20s I've had a tendency for veins to rupture internally and create huge bruises after very minor 'injury' (e.g. kicking a soccer ball, or tapping one leg with other foot while running). This happened mostly on my legs but less frequently since varicose vein surgery 14 years ago. Recently similar ruptures have appeared on the sole of my foot and on my tongue after no injury at all that I was aware of. Can you advise why this may be happening?
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Small Saphenous reopened after ablation. Is there any possible future harm?
Endovenous Laser Ablation - 1 week ago1 answer
My small saphenous vein was ablated in September 2017, but it seems that it had reopened just under the sapheno-popliteal junction. My question is the following: does this put me in any possible future harm? Could this reopening mean that the sealed/ thrombosed part (by ablation) of the vein could pass on a thrombus into the opened vein?
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I had RFA 2 weeks ago in my left knee and for the past week I feel painful shocking feelings in the knee area and below.
Radiofrequency Ablation - 2 weeks ago2 answers
I didn't have this reaction when my other knee was done a month prior. Can you give any insight of what could be happening?
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I want to rid my under eyes of veins, what's the best procedure and how much would it cost without insurance?
Facial Vein Treatment - 2 weeks ago2 answers
My under eye veins are dark blue/purple, around the undereye and have been there since I was a child. They are painless, but very dark and noticeable. I've read on laser treatment and other options. What procedure would be best for these kinds of veins? How much would it cost without insurance, and what would the end result be? Thanks.
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I am almost 5 weeks out from EVLT with phlebectomy. I still have quite a bit of tenderness along the inner thigh. How long can I expect this to last?
EVLT - 2 weeks ago2 answers
US exams have shown full closure of the GSV and no DVT. My vascular surgeon says my varicose veins were very large. I am still wearing thigh-high compression stockings and walking regularly. I am not a big fan of NSAIDS, so my use of them has been minimal throughout recovery. I'm wondering if not using them has prolonged the inflammation.
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My daughter has varicose veins all over above her hips in web like patterns and above the pubic area. What is this? She is only 10!
Varicose Vein Treatment - 3 weeks ago1 answer
The marks are reddish purple. Some bluish. What could cause this so early in her life?
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