A member asked:

I am a very immobile person. would it be wise and safe to wear compression socks/stockings since i have a family history of blood disorders?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered

Specializes in Pathology

You've 19 and you're so inactive you're thinking of wearing a old person's compression stockings rather than go talk a walk or play a ball game with your friends? What's up, buddy? This isn't you. Is someone interfering with your doing the things that a normal teenager gets to do? Perhaps your family physician can help you find a happier way to live. That's what I'll bet you really want.

Answered May 1, 2016

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