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Will I Get Any Medicine For Pain When I Go For The Laser Treatment Of Leg Veins
Medical laser yes: Sometimes a topical cream is used like Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) or Lidocaine creme before the cosmetic superficial laser for tiny red spider veins plus a cooling gel. But sometimes the laser hurts more because the laser is being used to treat too large of skin veins: ie: dark blue or purple veins that is better suited to sclerotherapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It Depends: First, it depends upon which type of laser treatment you are referring to: treatment of superficial spider veins vs endovenous ablation of incompetent superficial veins. For the former, likely not necessary. Before endovenous ablation, depends on a patient's comorbidities, current medications (e.g. Warfarin). For specific recommendations for you, consult with your primary physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sometimes: As dr. Shenenberger said there are many ways to treat leg veins. Laser is just one of them. The real answer is that it depends on what kind of vein trouble needs to be treated. For larger veins that are below the skin, laser, rf and surgery are possibilities. It is important that you see any experienced physician who specializes in vein disease--a phlebologist--for the answers you need. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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I had endovenous laser treatment (evlt) done on my legs 3 yrs ago and the pain is back. What would cause it?
Recurrent Pain: It could be that the treatment failed and that the vein that was treated is "open" again. Possible that another vein in your leg failed. Possible that a totally different issue, not vein related, is causing your current symptoms. I would suggest you get a follow-up ultrasound by a vein specialist to see if the condition is related to a recurrent vein problem and then go from there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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