Varicose veins gone after a stroke

brightondave Posts: 126
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edited 21 January at 8:37AM in Health & beauty MoneySaving
How does that work?
After a major brain bleed last february my wife has noticed that her VV's have gone (thats a plus then) but how does that happen? Anybody had a similar situation?    Thankyou


  • elsien
    elsien Posts: 32,311
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    edited 21 January at 8:46AM
     Any answers you get on here are unlikely to be from anyone medically qualified, and will generally come from speculation or Dr Google.
    This may be better aimed at the people dealing with her stroke if they are still involved, or her GP. 

    All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.

    Pedant alert - it's could have, not could of.
  • badmemory
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    My guess would be something along the lines of aspirin.  My minor ones almost disappeared after an op last summer when they had me taking aspirin for a week.  Should have been a month but it made my hiatus hernia kick off as aspirin is not a good idea for that.
  • brightondave
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    True about Dr Google yes.
    She can't take aspirin it was only paracetamol and other seizure meds but yes we will ask GP but baffling eh?
  • Mr.Generous
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    Amazing, wonder if whatever she took could be prescribed for other VV sufferers. Thanks for sharing and all the best to your wife with her recovery.
  • Sistergold
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    Aspirin is just one class out of many classes of blood thinners that can be prescribed after a stroke, more light can be shed by the Drs. 
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