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Is there really any benefit to wear compression stockings if you’re active throughout the day and don’t spend prolonged time sitting or standing?
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I'm a female, 21 years old, and very active (weight lifting and cardio). Read more
Why was I prescribed compression stockings for varicose veins? I only went for treatment for cosmetic reasons - they cause me no medical problems.
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I only want my varicose veins treated for cosmetic reasons. Compression stockings look more unattractive in short shorts and short dresses than the veins themselves, so what's the point? Read more
I need suggestions for compression stockings. I have a few varicose veins in my right leg.
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I have varicose veins in my right leg behind the knees and calf. It's been there for a while and it just keeps increasing. It looks like a bulgy pop and I have around 10 pops behind the knees and calf. I starte... Read more
Can I wear knee supports while on warfarin to help with knee issues?
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After two separate blood clots in my lungs I'm now on warfarin for life. I'm having trouble on steps and kneeling, but I'm worried about using support. Read more
I’m a nurse and wear compression socks. Should I be concerned about the development of a blood clot?
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It was busy 5-6 hours later. When I sat down, my legs felt restless and there was a crease causing a red indent around my mid calf. After changing socks, my legs felt fine. A day later my leg still feels a litt... Read more
I am 23 weeks pregnant with Heterozygous Factor V Leiden Mutation. Is it essential for me to wear compression stockings 24/7 to avoid blood clots?
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All has been going well so far with my pregnancy. I don't take any preventive anticoagulant treatment because I have never had phlebitis, thrombosis or pulmonary embolism. I would like to understand if it is re... Read more
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I have been told to wear a compression sock on one leg all day and take it off going to bed. Is it OK to take it off for a couple of hours each day?
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I live in a sunny climate. I want to wear shorts to walk out each day, but don’t want to wear the compression socks, hence my question. Read more
Would I benefit from wearing compression socks to bed?
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I have Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and POTS, which causes blood pooling and swelling in my knees and ankles after standing a while or after a shower. I have been wearing compression socks during the day. Read more
Is it OK to wear full leg compression stockings after total knee replacement?
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My surgery was 3 years ago but my knee and lower leg are swollen. Read more
Should I look for a different size compression stocking?
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Each day at work I either walk around for 8 hours or drive machines for 8 hours. To help fight leg fatigue I've recently started wearing compression stockings. However, they seem to be the tightest around the l... Read more
My varicose veins hurt all the time now. Is this a sign of a clot?
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I developed varicose veins when pregnant. After my third pregnancy they never went away (it’s been 6 years now). Normally they only hurt during my period, but this month, I am wearing compression stockings ev... Read more
I had a double TKR 5 years ago, have had no complications since. Is there any danger in wearing compression socks while I am working on my feet?
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I am on my feet with a new job for up to 8 hours a day, after being a little sedentary at my previous job. I'd like all the help I can get and will probably have leg pain until I get accustomed to being on my f... Read more
Is it safe to wear low compression knee high stockings?
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I have peripheral nephropathy. Told not to and also told it was fine. How do I know what to do? CT Angiogram of Abdominal Aorta with Lower extremity CTA runoff with contrast Nov. 27, 2015, Unless noted; arterie... Read more
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