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Anyone had bad swelling of legs and feet on long flight? Do compression garments help?

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In brief: 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...

In brief: 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...
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
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In brief: Yes

Swelling is not uncommon on long flights.
Compression will help, but better to get up and stretch and flex and extend your feet and legs.

In brief: Yes

Swelling is not uncommon on long flights.
Compression will help, but better to get up and stretch and flex and extend your feet and legs.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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