What is Varicose veins removal?

Category: Surgeries

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Varicose veins can be removed by many types of procedures such as laser therapy, sclerotherapy (injectable solution), or surgical procedures that involve invasively manipulating and removing the veins.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain in leg(s) 4 2
Blood clots in legs 1 0
Intramuscular hemangioma 1 1
Low cholesterol 1 0
Lump in testicle 1 1
Pain 1 1

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Varicose veins removal

Side effect Patients
Loss of sensation in lower legs 1
Muscle weakness 1
Pain 1
Phleboliths 1
Testicular hydrocele 1
Testicular injury 1

Duration

Stopped having Varicose veins removal

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 8
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
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