A 41-year-old member asked:
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Could i wear compression stockings to bed?

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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.
Answered on Sep 23, 2019
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Not sure I agree. I recommend sleeping with the legs raised and stockings put on before leaving the bed in the morning. I am not fully convinced that the stockings put on swollen legs does enough.
Jan 10, 2015

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