A 34-year-old male asked:
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do compression stockings and/or socks improve other conditions besides venous and arterial issues? if so, what might those be?

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Compression stocking: Compression stockings principally help venous insufficiency concerns. They do not aid or abet arterial insufficiency states. They lcan
Answered on Aug 18, 2014
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