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Varicose veins, 2 weeks ago had the stripping done to his leg, it swells up once in a while and it hurts to wear the stocking that was given to him.

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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Could be normal

Occasional swelling after vein stripping is not uncommon and generally goes away with time.
Unfortunately, stockings can sometimes be a problem with comfort. I would recommend that, at the very least, you put in a call to the doctor who did the surgery and let him or her know that you have some concerns.

In brief: Could be normal

Occasional swelling after vein stripping is not uncommon and generally goes away with time.
Unfortunately, stockings can sometimes be a problem with comfort. I would recommend that, at the very least, you put in a call to the doctor who did the surgery and let him or her know that you have some concerns.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Check with surgeon

Compression stockings are important.
Follow up with surgeon. And consider custom fitted stocking. Next time consider laser vein treatment rather than vein stripping.

In brief: Check with surgeon

Compression stockings are important.
Follow up with surgeon. And consider custom fitted stocking. Next time consider laser vein treatment rather than vein stripping.
Dr. Phillip Hertzman
Dr. Phillip Hertzman
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Reduce swelling

Elevate leg(s) overnight.
Put 2 inch book or block to raise foot of bed while you sleep use ace wraps or stockings immediately in the morning before dangling or walking about. Some discomfort is common. A heating pad ( on low) can be applied to bruised and tender areas.

In brief: Reduce swelling

Elevate leg(s) overnight.
Put 2 inch book or block to raise foot of bed while you sleep use ace wraps or stockings immediately in the morning before dangling or walking about. Some discomfort is common. A heating pad ( on low) can be applied to bruised and tender areas.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Swelling

unclear but go see the doctor that performed procedure not the regular healing process

In brief: Swelling

unclear but go see the doctor that performed procedure not the regular healing process
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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