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Scarred Veins After Thrombolysis
Varicose Veins: No, the same veins are not re-appearing, as once a vein is removed it is gone forever. What is occurring is that new varicose veins are growing off of a deeper underlying vein that was never treated. Vein growth is similar to a tree. If you only remove a branch, but leave the roots & trunk, more vein branches will grow back. Seek a vascular surgeon to get an ultrasound & treat the underlying cause ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Varicose veins can return following recanalization of treated incompetent great saphenous or small saphenous veins. Incompetent perforators can result in recurrent vv. Sclerotherapy of spider veins will clear the existing ones, and new ones can form within a year or two, thus advising maintenance sclerotherapy in all. Neovascularization can be seen after surgical treatment of venous problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not very long: Sclerotherapy works by causing inflammation. As a result, you will probably have some discomfort afterwards. You can get a sort itchy, stingy feeling for about 20 minutes afterwards and then a tender, bruised feeling for a couple of days. None of this is likely to keep you from doing anything but Ibuprofen helps. Wearing compression stockings afterwards usually helps too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: Although every procedure has some discomfort associated with it. How much you feel depends on what you are having done. If you have surgery or an endovenous thermal procedure, you will get an anesthetic during the procedure so that you won't feel anything. The amount of pain you will have afterwards will be worse with surgery but your doctor can prescribe medicine for you to keep you comfortable. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
EVLT Varicose Veins: Evlt, or endovenous laser therapy, for varicose vein disease is associated with very little discomfort. It is typically done in the doctors office using local anesthetic with xylocaine. Some doctors also utilize Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream, a topical skin anesthetic. It is very well tolerated by patients & takes about 40 minutes. If you are anxious about it, as your doctor for a valium to take just prior. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
After doppler scan result varicose veins both lower limbs greater saphenous system due to incompetence of perforators of bilateral knee no thrombosis
Reticular veins: Reticular veins are larger than spider veins and smaller than varicose veins. Varicose veins are due to malfunctioning valves of usually the saphenous system of veins and reticular veins may or may not be due to valvular reflux. Reticular veins do not evolve into varicose veins . ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Azygous system: Azygous as i remember my anatomy.Get a more detailed answer ›
Age 23 Operatd for bilateral varicocele 2 mnths back(microscopic).ligated swolln veins dropped into scrotum aftr surgry how long for veins to subside?
If abnormal valves function of the great saphenous vein, will removal of it prevent or cure varicose veins?
Usually: I would discourage removal and instead recommend laser ablation. It is safer, less complicated and can be done through a single needle stick. Usually visible varicose veins are due to underlying vein dysfunction such as the great saphenous. Ablation of the great saphenous can lessen the visible veins but some may remain and can be removed through tiny punctures in the skin. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Healing time for toe amputation? (DM+; 63y/o, F; varicose veins 20+ years; poor circulation before surgery - surgeon did stent procedure -success).
Up to 6 weeks: Since you have diabetes, your healing will be unfortunately somewhat slower especially since the surgery was in your lower extremity. However, please check with your vascular surgeon to confirm how you are doing in terms of recovery, and he/she will keep you informed if you will recover in 6 weeks or need more time. Best of luck! ...Read more
How long does sclerotherapy or laser therapy effects last following spider vein treatment? When do the spider veins usually return?
Nothing is permanent: If you don't have untreated underlying vein disease causing the spiders, they should go away for good. However, your tendency to get spider veins is inherited, so you will always run the risk of developing new spider veins with time (1-10 years). The ones that are treated will go away permanently but nothing can guarantee that you won't get other spider veins in the future. It's in your dna. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Venous tos with chronic dvt, no blood flow trough subclavian vein, just collaterals. Is there any point in doing first rib resection anymore?
Vascular surgery: How likely is it that spider veins on legs can become varicose veins if not treated with sclerotherapy or laser?
Not Going to Happen: Spider veins & varicose veins are 2 very different conditions. Spider veins are very small dermal veins. They can enlarge & increase in number, but they never become varicose. Spider veins are cosmetic only. Varicose veins also become larger & more numerous with time & are more serious. Varicose veins can increase the tendency to form more severe spider veins, as they increase skin pressure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can i restart peritoneal dialysis after having removed the catheter due to peritonitis, as i've blood clotting, deep vein issues with heamodialysis ?
Varicose Vein Laser: Yes. There are multiple types of vein lasers & they tend to be very effective for curing vein diseases. An endovenous laser treatment, known as evlt, is used to treat varicose veins. Other types of surface lasers are used to remove spider veins. Often combined treatment are used, i.e. Laser and sclerotherapy vein injections. Make sure you see a vein specialist (vascular surgeon) to discuss. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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...Phlebitis. A small blood clot or thrombosis could also be at the site. Treat with NSAID meds like aleve (naproxen) and heating pad or warm moist heat. If the pain progresses, seek physician review. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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