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Had varicose veins stripped in Nov. Now a swollen bruised hard area has appeared. Any concerns?

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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology
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In brief: Post stripping lump.

Following vein stripping or microphlebectomies blood can be trapped under the skin and over time become hard and feel like a "lump".
This is usually a hematoma and responds to wet heat and ibuprofen. Other things can cause this so it would be prudent for you to follow up with your treating physician.

In brief: Post stripping lump.

Following vein stripping or microphlebectomies blood can be trapped under the skin and over time become hard and feel like a "lump".
This is usually a hematoma and responds to wet heat and ibuprofen. Other things can cause this so it would be prudent for you to follow up with your treating physician.
Dr. John Landi
Dr. John Landi
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Bruise

you should be evaluated sooner rather than later

In brief: Bruise

you should be evaluated sooner rather than later
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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In brief: Where??

where?? what part of the legs?? any edema with it ?? could be superficial vein how did you have your vein stripped? there is at least three different methods if no pain or edema that is assuring if there is a pain and edema go to the ER

In brief: Where??

where?? what part of the legs?? any edema with it ?? could be superficial vein how did you have your vein stripped? there is at least three different methods if no pain or edema that is assuring if there is a pain and edema go to the ER
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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