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Who shouldn't get sclerotherapy?

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You are not eligible if you are pregnant. If you have had a blood clot in the past, your eligibility will be depend on the health of the area and the reason for the clot.

Veins that could be used in future heart bypass surgery usually won't be used for sclerotherapy, unless they are already deemed unusable.

SOURCES:

RadiologyInfo.org: "Sclerotherapy of Varicose Veins and Spider Veins."

MedlinePlus: "Varicose vein -- noninvasive treatment."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Vein Treatments: What to Expect Before, During, and After."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 27, 2019

SOURCES:

RadiologyInfo.org: "Sclerotherapy of Varicose Veins and Spider Veins."

MedlinePlus: "Varicose vein -- noninvasive treatment."

American Academy of Dermatology: "Vein Treatments: What to Expect Before, During, and After."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 27, 2019

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