Is your leg supposed to hurt when you wear compression stockings?

Compression Stockings . 4 answers . 3 years ago

Around my knee was hurting, and the doctor said I'm now getting varicose veins. Current treatment is to wear stockings and take Daflon, but now when I wear the compression gd 2 stockings, my entire leg is hurting.

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2 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

No, I would suggest a consult with a vein specialist.

2 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

No, I would suggest a consult with a vein specialist.


3 years ago by Vein Center at University Medicine and Cardiology (View Profile)

You may want to rule out peripheral artery disease to ensure there is not an underlying problem. You should certainly discuss this with your physician.

3 years ago by Vein Center at University Medicine and Cardiology (View Profile)

You may want to rule out peripheral artery disease to ensure there is not an underlying problem. You should certainly discuss this with your physician.


2 years ago by Heart and Vein Center (View Profile)

You are supposed to have compression but no pain. It is possible you have the wrong size compression stockings. Other common problem is the stockings not well stretched in the back of the knees.

Compression stockings will not make to to have more varicose veins if they are properly sized and applied.

Dr Farhy

2 years ago by Heart and Vein Center (View Profile)

You are supposed to have compression but no pain. It is possible you have the wrong size compression stockings. Other common problem is the stockings not well stretched in the back of the knees.

Compression stockings will not make to to have more varicose veins if they are properly sized and applied.

Dr Farhy


3 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

Your leg should not hurt when you wear compression stockings. In fact, the stockings should help your leg discomfort. They could be fitting improperly. I have no confidence in daflon as a primary treatment for varicose veins. You should have a venous ultrasound exam to evaluate your deep and superficial systems and be seen by a vein specialist.

3 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

Your leg should not hurt when you wear compression stockings. In fact, the stockings should help your leg discomfort. They could be fitting improperly. I have no confidence in daflon as a primary treatment for varicose veins. You should have a venous ultrasound exam to evaluate your deep and superficial systems and be seen by a vein specialist.


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