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trapped blood after sclerotherapy

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Evacuation: Sclerotherapy can cause the blood in the injected vein to clot. This is usually seen as a darkened area or can be felt as a hard area. Several thing ... Read More
Dr. James White
31 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Phebitis: Sclerotherapy uses chemical burn to cause small veins to thrombose and be absorbed by the body. This local trauma makes the injected veins irritated.. ... Read More

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Wait 2 weeks: I recommend waiting 2 weeks after sclerotherapy before flying. Sclerotherapy is an elective procedure and although the chances of developing DVT ar ... Read More
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Dr. Joel Gotvald
25 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not advised: Would wait at least a few weeks if possible, especially if larger varicose veins were treated. Although the risk of blood clots is low after scleroth ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Contact Vascular: Doctor who did the Sclerotherapy. Leg muscle twitching all over are not typical symptoms for tight compression socks or blood clots. Dehydration or el ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
No type c blood: There is A,B, AB, and O types of human blood. No type C. You have been misinformed or misunderstood. Hope this helps. Dr R
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Dont do it.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ryan
15 years experience Family Medicine
Seek help: you really should go see a doctor and have a proper examination of your genitals.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Isobe
54 years experience Phlebology
Avoid sun : Many use compression hose following scleraotherapy for varying times, and listen to your doctor on his method. Avoid sun exposure to minimized the di ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know: could this have been "blood loss" that was written illegibly?
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Chelators: Be sure the diagnosis is made by someone reputable and that the treatment is evidence-based. Various chelating agents should help; it will take a whil ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Blood: Blood is red. It is darker red when it carries less oxygen (like in veins). It can appear blue when covered by skin.
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