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Could laser surgery on varicose veins cause numbness in the feet

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Dr. Michael Mirochna
13 years experience Family Medicine
Ask your surgeon: Surgeons are the best people to ask about post surgery complications. I have not heard of this happening. The most common cause of feet numbness is li ... Read More
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Dr. Oliver Aalami
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
Possible: Numbness and tingling along the shin of the treated leg may occur. This usually resolves within several weeks. It turns out that some sensory nerves r ... Read More
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Dr. Ted King
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Could be: If the numbness is on the leg that was treated, then it is certainly possible. If it is both feet, and only one leg was treated, then the cause of th ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
42 years experience Vascular Surgery
No pain: Usually pain free.
Dr. David Siroospour
54 years experience Phlebology
Just some soreness: Majorities do not need any pain medications. May be just some tylenol (acetaminophen) or other over the counter medications for pain.
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Dr. John Oren
Dr. John Oren answered
41 years experience General Surgery
Mild discomfort: Pain is typically mild and is relieved by over the counter non-narcotic analgesics. Ibuprofen or Naproxen sodium are typically used.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Ask your MD: If you need any procedure best way to choose is ref by your family physician , by you family member or fried who had it done before, not by looking at ... Read More
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Dr. James Isobe
54 years experience Phlebology
Vein Center: Evaluation and treatment by a phlebologist who is a diplomate of the american college of phlebology, or a vascular surgeon who is certified by the acs ... Read More
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
30 years experience Phlebology
Vein specialist: Look up: american college of phlebology and put in your zip code under title of " find a provider" to find a vein specialist called a phlebologist. H ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
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Surprisingly little: Laser surgery for varicose veins causes surprsingly little pain afterwards. You will have some bruising that might be a little tender. You might fee ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
31 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Limited Downtime: Most have very little downtime associated with evlt laser therapy or with vnus radiofrequency closure of enlarged varicose veins. Most patients may re ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
9 years experience Podiatry
Sclerotherapy: You might be a candidate for sclerotherapy. It's a procedure where the physician injects a salt based solution directly into the veins. This will ca ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Hardesty
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Based : Based on your history i would not rec. Calf implant surgery. The increased pressure from calf implant could increase chances of dev. A dvt, if you de ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: Get a vascular check and physical examination. Your symtoms are too varied to answer online. Get in the hands of an internal medicine expert.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Its possible: If the foot injury is on the same side as the phlebitis, it is possible. In the area of treatment, you still need an anticoagulant (aspirin, Heparin s ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
Genetics...: Most varicose veins have a genetic component, then add on other issues such as pregnancy and cardiovascular problems and there's a back pressure on te ... Read More
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