Sore swelling in thigh 6 days after Ambulatory Phleboctomy

It has been 6 days after my procedure..each day I noticed a sore area in my inner I felt what seems to be a large lump 3- 4 inches long, two inches wide that is solid...any ideas? Should I go to Doctor?

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Replied on 2/17/2011

By: North Shore Vein Center  |  Mark Schwartz, MD, FACS, RPVI
Medical Director

Lake Success, NY

Always a good idea to have this checked out. It probably represents a thrombosed vein that is not dangerous and will shrink down over time with compression and warm soaks.

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