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A 39-year-old member asked:

can tight jobst or other stockings cause blood clots in the legs?

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Dr. Lorne Bigley
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Maybe: Usually, support stockings are used to treat those with blood clots, but if they are not fitted correctly, they can cause problems. I have seen, once, where someone had a stocking that bunched up just under his knee, and he developed a blood clot right there. This is pretty unusual, though.

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