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?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
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
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
3.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 17, 2016
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.