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A 22-year-old female asked:

I have venous insuffiency, i wear compression stockings. am i more prone to get dvts from venous insuffiency ?

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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 47 years experience
Venous insufficiency: There is no relationship between venous insufficiency and and increased risk of developing DVT. DVT can lead to venous insufficiency but the reverse is not true.Wearing compression hose is important if you have venous insufficiency.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Compression stocking: Compression stockings help prevent DVTs in patients with venous insufficiency.

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