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I've been diagnosed with reflux in the deep veins. What are my treatment options?
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I am 34 years old and in good health; I exercise daily. I've been diagnosed with reflux in the deep veins (at 2.5 and 4 seconds). What are my treatment options? Is compression possible? What about my prognosis?
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Can under-the-knee compression stockings cause hip muscle pain?
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I wore under-the-knee compression stockings for about a year. I had pain and soreness in my hip muscles, especially the left side, during use. I went through physiotherapy treatment and the pain got better. I decided to stop wearing the stocking for a bit to see how the pain would react, and it is getting better.
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Does wearing the same pair of compression socks daily cause them to lose their effectiveness over time?
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I went from receiving 3 pairs of compression socks per month to one. I think one pair per month is unsatisfactory. I am disabled and had an open ulcer on my right shin for two years before a specialist prescribed compression socks. I had venous insufficiency, but it has now cleared up due to wearing these socks. I'm worried ulcers will return if I have to wear the same pair of socks every month. Wearing the same pairs day after day will mean that they will soon lose their effectiveness.
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I have venous regurgitation and currently wear 15-20 mmHg moderate compression. Today my legs are tingly, numb, and they throb. What's going on?
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I have venous regurgitation and currently wear 15-20 mmHg moderate compression. Today my legs are tingly, numb, and they throb. I haven't experienced issues with until now. What's going on?
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I am a certified fitter for compression stockings. Are there specific guidelines of what must be noted on a prescription for compression stockings?
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If a doctor writes compression stockings and doesn't specify whether they should be calf, thigh or pantyhose height, do I give the patient whatever he'll be most compliant with? Or, do I need to ask the doctor which one he specifically prescribes?
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I have toe pain after wearing my compression socks backward. Should I be worried?
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I put on open-toe compression socks last night in the dark not realizing they were on backward. The toe pain woke me up. Should I be worried?
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Is it normal for compression socks to cause my calf, thighs, buttocks and lower back to hurt, tighten up, and be very sore?
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I had surgery, so they gave me compression socks. The socks made my calf, thighs, buttocks and lower back sore and tight. After 5 days of wearing them, I took them off to wash them. Now that they are back on, the pain, soreness, and tightness are worse than before. Is this normal?
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I have cellulitis in my left leg and am currently taking medication to treat it. Is it OK to wear compression socks to help with the edema?
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I have cellulitis in my left leg and am currently taking medication to treat it. Is it OK to wear compression socks to help with the edema? I have no other issues with my legs. I have worn compression socks in the past, but I'm wondering if they would help heal the cellulitis faster by promoting blood flow and reducing the edema.
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Should I wear compression socks while I sleep?
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I had knee replacement surgery and they sent me home with 2 pairs of compression socks to wear for 2 weeks. Should I wear them while I sleep?
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If I stop my compression stockings, will I become unsteady?
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If I stop my compression stockings, will I become unsteady?
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Why does my leg itch severely after removing compression socks?
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I’m a nurse on my feet 16 hours some days. The swelling 16 weeks post-ORIF surgery has been my worst enemy. The compression socks have been a real lifesaver, but the itching after removing the sock from the injured leg is terrible. The other leg doesn’t itch at all after removing the sock. Why is that? How can I relieve the itching?
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My compression stockings were way too tight around my calf. Now I have throbbing pain and numbness. Is this a DVT? Bakers cyst?
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I'm an RN. Two nights ago my compression stockings (Dr. Schools knee-high) were way too tight around the calf. I have throbbing calf pain when I get up to walk, when I stand, and when I elevate my leg. I'm limping. My legs are typically swollen but the right is so sore and numb when elevated. No warmth or redness. Ibuprofen 800mg and Alleve no relief. Is this a DVT? Bakers cyst? Has not improved since onset, which was within 2 hours of application. Leg is not discolored. Obese, FM hx DVT
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Is it safe to wear knee-high compression stockings 15-20mmHg during a long flight if you travel 1st class with a total reclining bed?
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I have lymphedema that is mild to moderate in one foot and wear knee-high compression during flights.
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Would compression wear help with muscle ache cause by hormone treatments for cancer?
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Would compression wear help with muscle ache cause by hormone treatments for cancer?
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I had hip replacement surgery on Monday. Can I take the compression socks off at night?
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I had hip replacement surgery on Monday. Can I take the compression socks off at night?
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How do I keep my heel from hurting with compression?
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I am 10 years old. I have an ankle sprain and ligament tear. I wear airlock in the morning and ankle compression in the night. My heel starts paining. What to do?
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How exactly do compression stockings work? When and how often should they be worn?
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I had an operation to remove a growth. I'd like to learn more about compression stockings and how they help to circulate blood. Also, I would like to know when they should be worn? Must I sleep wearing them?
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What should I do if my compression stockings cause pain upon application and don't help my symptoms?
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I am a female truck driver who just had surgery on her meniscus. I have lots of swelling in feet and legs. My doctor prescribed compression hose to see if they will help. The thing is it hurts so bad to roll them up my legs, even when they aren't swollen. After I put them on, my legs still swell and hurt. It feels like they are bruised all the way up to my thighs. What should I do?
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When is intervention offered for symptomatic legs? At what point physically would I know I have reflux?
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I was wearing 20-30mmHg knee-high compression for 6 mos but my symptoms were getting worse. I experience swelling, tingling, cramping, and difficulty standing or sitting for periods of time. I’m now wearing 20-30mmhg thigh-high stockings, which helps somewhat. My quality of life has gone down tremendously. I had an ultrasound of my rt leg superficial veins and there is no reflux yet and no DVT. I do however have varicosities in my feet/ankles.
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What kind of compression garment should be worn after hip surgery?
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My sister-in-law is having hip replacement surgery on her left hip in Mexico and was told that she needed to purchase compression stockings, that they didn't have her size available. What kind should she purchase? She is 5 ft. 10 in. tall and weighs 168 lbs.
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