Doctor insights on:
Do Compression Shorts Cause Acne
What do you recommend I use on my pubic region as i'm prone to razor rash. I get pimples etc. (i shave) are there any creams to help reduce pimples ?
My doctor told me to start wearing thigh high compression hose to treat leg swelling. They are very hot and pull at my leg hair any ways to fix this ?
Treat the cause: At 33 you should not have signifiant leg swelling unless you have serious medical problem. The most common one at your age would be obesity. If that is the case, lose weight and exorcise. If it is something else like CHF or kidney failure, those need to be managed medically. Compression stockings treat the symptom, not the cause. ...Read more
Do you have any remedies to fade away those bulging varicose veins on legs? And what does estrogen do?
Any tips on how deal with legs, feet ache and slight swelling around ankles. Due to standin up all day & not b use to it? Do Compression socks help?
Do zensah compression leg sleeves help reduce reddness above the ankles on both legs? How much compression is best? There's no pain, no varicose vein
30 mm Hg: If you are getting "redness, " i would say 30 mm hg (millimeters mercury) would be best. Anything higher likely "overkill - too tight and harder to pull on. 15-20 mm hg are also available if the redness subsides and you want something a little less snug for times when you are not on your feet much or don't have your feet dependent ("hanging down" like in a chair) for any length of time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wait: The compression stockings are likely making them not as bad as they would be otherwise. If you don't have thigh highs, get those in 15-20. Walk. Manage weight gain in accordance with your ob's recommendations. If the spider veins haven't resolved 6 mos after birth, see a vein specialist or phlebologist. Phlebology.Org for referrals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm returning to work from maternity leave. During pregnancy i developed varicose veins and have achey legs. Can tights cause circulation/clotting?
Varicose veins: pregnancy can be a causative factor for varicose veins. Usually they will resolve within several months after completion of the pregnancy, however, use of a compression stocking during daily activities would be helpful. The length of the stocking could be a calf length, or a pantyhose. Appropriate fitted compression stockings are beneficial and improve the circulation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't have varicose veins, but my doctor recommended support stockings due to redness in my knees to prevent it. Are 20-30 compression knee highs good?
They are ok: Replace them ecery 6 months.Get a more detailed answer ›
Have many scars from abuse, burn & stab marks, am not able to wear short sleeve shirts or short pants, , can surgery fix this, or what can be done ?
Possibly: You should arrange for an in person visit with a plastic surgeon. I am sure it will be educational. Good luck from NYC ...Read more
Do cervical spondlysis cause nerve compression.What are symptims of nerve compressio .Can it b reason for dry eyes ?
How can I stop compression stocking from pulling my leg hair ? And keep them from being so hot ? I'm need to wear them but these issues make it hard.
Stocking trouble: Cotton compression stockings are cooler than synthetic. There are also lighter, thinner stockings that are available. If you are wearing thigh high stockings and really only need knee high, the shorter ones will be cooler. Your best resource is probably the medical supplier who fits stockings. They can tell you what is available. The hair pulling thing might actually be trickier. ...Read more
Mildly itchy&tingly scalp and skin (face, arms, legs) from 1st time hair dyeing. Will it safely subside if i dont use dye again? Any remedies?
Antihistamine: You may take an over the counter antihistamine medication to help with itching. It may cause drowsiness, so do not take it if you will be driving or engaging in other complex activity. It will subside and you are correct in deciding to not use the dye again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any medication that can help pigmentation spots on face?(i used sunscreen 50)i use bc-pills because i get terrible acne if i don't use them.
Shaving products: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Hi, can u suggest any creams with less side effects to treat small warts & uneven skin tone. I do face threading regularly. Any precautions to follow?
See dermatology: Please see a dermatologist to best answer your question. ...Read more
Edema management: Always important to wear therapeutic compression hosiery on longer flights. Also important to get up and walk about and stretch when the pilot has noted that it is safe to do so... Important to prevent leg edema and possibly deep vein clots in your legs... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Compression shorts work
- Compression pants vs running shorts
- What is the best use of compression shorts for exercise?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Do peaches cause acne?
- Do carbs cause acne?
- Do grains cause acne?
- Do hats cause acne?
- Compression shorts