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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience 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 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Cohen
42 years experience 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
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Need exam: Sounds like you need a physical examination and blood work to recheck your inr level in your blood. You probably have a hematoma (blood collection) b ... Read More
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Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Needs evaluation.: You seem to be doing everything right for the treatment of DVT and resultant pe but i would be concerned that you have developed a hematoma(bleeding) ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nolan
35 years experience 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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Dr. Norman Chideckel
42 years experience Vascular Surgery
Compression stocking: When you are in bed there is no need for compression hose as your legs are on the same level as the heart When your legs are dependent you need to use ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
23 years experience 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 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Compression sox: virtually anyone can wear well fitted compression socks
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience 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 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
23 years experience 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
35 years experience 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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience 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 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience 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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