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Removal of varicose veins - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   HI,
Doctor :   Dr raju here
User :   I had Sclerotherapy done on my veins
User :   approx 2 months back
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   to remove the varicose viens
User :   the veins have not completely faded away
User :   in fact I can still feel the bumps
User :   I was firstly wondering if this seemed normal
User :   consdering the procesdure was done 2 months bacl
User :   sorry....considering the procedure was done 2 months back
User :   the veins are on my left leg
Doctor :   ok, Is the swelling firm or soft in consistency ?
User :   firm
User :   the sepcialist had me go in a after 7 days to release blood
User :   and then again after another week
User :   so I have had 2 releases of blood
User :   the doctor mentioned that it is all normal but i need another opinion
User :   he has asked me to attend his clinic again to release more blood
User :   'trapped blood'
Doctor :   yes, its very usual presentation ,
Doctor :   need not worry
Doctor :   this could take time depending on the varicosities present prior to treatment
User :   could I ask would alcohol consumption have any conflict on the leg?
User :   or mdma?
Doctor :   no , not at al
Doctor :   but smoking does
User :   really
User :   i thought smoking would be ok
User :   gee
User :   so Mdma consumption would not affect the vein
Doctor :   No,
User :   i really appreciate your assistance
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   i will go back to my doctor and have the more trapped blood released
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
User :   great service
User :   thanks
Doctor :   kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
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