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Why do my legs start to itch after standing for to long? Seems very odd.

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Dr. Deborah Wong
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In brief: Circulation

While there may be other answers, mostly commonly, it is a matter of your blood not circulating properly & getting stagnant b/c you are not moving around, esp if you are overweight &/or have varicose veins.
The purpose of circulation is to bring in oxygen and remove waste products. In my residency standing in 1 place for 8 hrs gave my legs big pain. We must always be moving! circulate ur blood!

In brief: Circulation

While there may be other answers, mostly commonly, it is a matter of your blood not circulating properly & getting stagnant b/c you are not moving around, esp if you are overweight &/or have varicose veins.
The purpose of circulation is to bring in oxygen and remove waste products. In my residency standing in 1 place for 8 hrs gave my legs big pain. We must always be moving! circulate ur blood!
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