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Compression Stockings Questions

How long should you wear your compression socks a day?
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And should you be physically active while wearing the crompression socks? Read more
Can I sleep with compression stockings on?
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I am 21 weeks pregnant and my whole leg and feet really hurt. I only have knee-length compression hose. Can I sleep with them on? Read more
My compression socks make my legs hurt more and they become swollen when I wear them. Is that normal?
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How big of a size do compression stockings come in? Read more
I had knee surgery, and was wondering when can I stop wearing my compression socks?
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I got knee surgery and have been wearin the socks for 3 weeks with some rests a day. I walk on my leg so blood circulates and crutches help me in public. Is it safe to not wear the stockings at all anymore? I j... Read more
Why are my legs so itchy after I take off my compression stockings?
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I wear compression stockings for varicose veins during my pregnancy. They ease the pain and tiredness, but my legs get so itchy sometimes - especially after I take my stockings off. What can i do to prevent the... Read more
Should someone with a blood clot wear compression stockings?
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I was wondering if someone who already has a clot wore compression stockings, would it be safe? Might this dislodge the clot? I only just learned about compression stockings and I'm not sure of these details. Read more
Should I wear compression stockings at night?
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I had the procedure this morning and wore the compression stockings all day but I can't remember if the Dr. said to wear them when I sleep? Read more
Is it ok to wear compression stockings on the plane?
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Do you recommend wearing compression stockings on long flights? I have two flights: one 8 hours with a break of 12 hours and continuing another 12 hours after. I have store bought knee highs and thigh highs. An... Read more
Is it better to get full-length compression stockings or knee-highs?
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The knee highs are so much more comfortable. Are they effective enough? Read more
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Is wearing compression stockings during pregnancy safe?
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I'm wondering if the pressure from compression stockings can harm the fetus? Read more
Do Compression Stockings have to be worn on both legs?
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If I have problems with just one leg, can I wear one compression knee high or should I wear both? Read more
How long does it take Compression Stockings to work?
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How long after starting to wear these, will I see results?My calve has improved, but the ankle is still huge and the foot quite puffy. Read more
Sciatica pain. Will compression stockings help with the pain?
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I presently suffer from a sciatica for the 1st time. Lots of pain in my calf area and particularly in one pinpoint spot in the calf along with hip/groin pain.I wonder if stockings will help my calf pain and is ... Read more
How long should I wear compression stockings after a C-section and when is it ok to take them off for a while?
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I am wearing compression stockings and was wondering how long should I wear them? Six and a half weeks after my C-section, I am still not mobile much. Read more
Are compression stockings from the drug store okay or do I need prescription?
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What are the differences? Is it worth the additional cost? Read more
Are footless compression stockings just as effective as full-coverage hose following endovenous laser ablation?
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My vascular surgeon did an ultrasound and prescribed endovenous laser ablation. She also suggested that I wear compression stockings after the procedure. However, due to severe psoriasis and eczema on my feet, ... Read more
Will compression stockings cut off my circulation?
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It seems like tight clothes wouldn't benefit circulation. Read more
What is the best level of compression for a RN?
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I would like "save" my legs and buy compression stockings. I dont have any other medical problems that would require me to use the stockings other that I am a nurse and am on my feet a lot. What level of comr... Read more
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