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A 44-year-old male asked:

Confused with gp's?foot op - due to broken bone, then wore a cast, but after diagnosed with clot in sural vein. do i wear a cast or compression hose?

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Dr. Vic Kalman
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Depends: If the broken bone is healed then a compression hose would be of great benefit. When you are not on your feet, elevate your legs. Discuss your activity level with your doctor.
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