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What causes pain after EVLT surgery? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Apr-2014
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Doctor:Hi
User:hello doctor
Doctor:please go ahead with your query
User:r u aware of EVLT sergery?
Doctor:No
Doctor:Can you expand that
User:it is endovenous Laser sergery i had EVLT from Mumbai abt 10 days aho
Doctor:okay
Doctor:I know about that
Doctor:but I am not a specialist
Doctor:so my knowledge will be limited
User:my doctor is not picking phone
Doctor:Okay
User:and i have acute pain in that leg..and i m not able to straighten it?
Doctor:please give me a minute
Doctor:I am a bit busy
User:so is it a normal thing or anything serious?
User:take ur time..
Doctor:Looks like Deep vein thrombosis
User:what is that?
Doctor:Clotting of blood in the veins
Doctor:You will need to be seen urgently by a doctor
Doctor:preferably your surgeon
User:is it because of surgery?
Doctor:Yes, most likely
User:i fell unconscious for nearly 2 hrs, my family said almost like dead..
Doctor:When was that?
User:2 days a go..
Doctor:okay
Doctor:when was the surgery done?
User:10 days ago..
Doctor:Okay
Doctor:Please go to the hospital where you got the surgery done
Doctor:or else go to a nearest hospital
User:but the hospital is in mumbai and i m not in condition to travel..
Doctor:I am sorry, but you don't have any choice
Doctor:you need to go to a hospital as soon as possible
Doctor:Please go to any hospital nearest to you
Doctor:don't take any chances
User:so is the surgery failed?
Doctor:You have developed a complication due to surgery
Doctor:a failed surgery is not as serious as a complication
Doctor:You should go to a hospital urgently
User:should i wait for another 2-3 days? might be because of weather ( i guess)
Doctor:No
Doctor:You can not wait even for 1 more day
Doctor:please understand the urgency
Doctor:I am telling you for your own good
Doctor:If there is a blood clot in your leg, that can become loose and can go into lungs
Doctor:then it will be too late
Doctor:Please do not neglect this
Doctor:I hope you will be alright soon
Doctor:please do follow my advise
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:sure doc i will visit the surgeon ASAP..
Doctor:okay
Doctor:Get well soon
Doctor:bye for now
User:thanks a lot
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