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Is treatment for spider veins on legs during menstruation safe?

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Posted on Mon, 11 May 2015
Question: I am scheduled to have scloeotherapyvinjections injections for spider veins on my leg during my period is this safe
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Answered by Dr. Kathy Robinson (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
yes it is safe

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for your question.
It is safe to have sclerotherapy done while you are on your period. Here is a site where you can read about the possible side effects of sclerotherapy.
http://www.YYYY.org/tests-procedures/YYYY/basics/risks/YYYY0000

There is no additional risk or side effects just because you are on your period
Regards,
Dr. Robinson
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Brief Answer: yes it is safe Detailed Answer: Hello and thank you for your question. It is safe to have sclerotherapy done while you are on your period. Here is a site where you can read about the possible side effects of sclerotherapy. http://www.YYYY.org/tests-procedures/YYYY/basics/risks/YYYY0000 There is no additional risk or side effects just because you are on your period Regards, Dr. Robinson