A 40-year-old female asked:
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What iscompresion stocking?

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
Elastic: Compression stockings are elastic stockings that apply compression to the legs. They come in varying lengths, e.g. Knee high or thigh high. They come in different pressures. They are usually used for treatment of symptoms of venous disease such as leg swelling.
Answered on Jun 15, 2019

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