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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Go! Go! Go! Go!: Baring any underlying medical conditions or physical limitations, it is to your advantage to get and move. The first step is the hardest but the most ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Cohen
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
See below: You need to see if you have too much of your blood thinner in your body. If you8 are taking warfarin you need to check an inr level whicch should be b ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nolan
34 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Stockings in bed: Compression stockings are designed to benefit a person while up on their feet. There is no need to wear them in bed.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Depends: If you are having a bad bout of leg swelling, then wearing stockings at night can help bring the swelling down quicker. Once one gets to the maintenan ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Compression sox: virtually anyone can wear well fitted compression socks
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience in Phlebology
Venous insufficiency: There is no relationship between venous insufficiency and and increased risk of developing DVT. DVT can lead to venous insufficiency but the reverse ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience in Dermatology
OK after resolution: Compression stocking is useful to help reduce edema (swelling) of the legs. However, if you have active cellulitis (infection of the skin), the press ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience in Wound care
Compression Stocking: You need to confer with your surgeon for the exact answer here. It can be safe to wear the stockings overnight. There are many compression wraps in th ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Not really: At night I assume you are sleeping. The fact you would be in bed and not standing would negate the need for the compression as no gravity there.....yo ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Superficial veins drains into saphenous venous system has valves in the veins that prevent embolism . Make sure to see your doctor to evaluate deep v ... Read More
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