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Do compression stockings help with venous stasis ulcers?

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience in Wound care
Venous Ulcer RX: Compression is the key to treating venous stasis ulcerations. In a comprehensive wound care center, there are many different types of compression used. First, make sure that the level of compression that is being used is safe to use. Your wound care professionals will be able to assist you through this process.
Answered on May 9, 2019
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