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Panama City, FL
A 22-year-old female asked:

If you wear compression stockings too tight can that cause a dvt ? i have the thigh high one and i took them off next day thigh hurts ! what is this?

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Dr. Steven Warren
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Yes: you need to get the right size If too tight you can have pain after taking them off The muscles and skin rebound causing discomfort make sure they are the right size
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