A member 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 answered

Specializes in Phlebology

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.

Answered Mar 25, 2015

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger answered

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Compression stockings help prevent DVTs in patients with venous insufficiency.

Answered Mar 25, 2015

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