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How long after dvt should i wear 30-40 compression stockings after dvt and not on coumadin (warfarin) almost 2 yrs past clot?

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Dr. David Fox
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: It depends

Do you know the status of your deep venous system ? After a DVT there may be damage such as obstruction or reflux.
If this is the case you are at risk for skin changes developing in your legs. These can result in ulceration. You should be evaluated by a vascular surgeon. Long term compression may be advisable for you. Good luck. David Fox, MD, FACS www.FoxVein.com

In brief: It depends

Do you know the status of your deep venous system ? After a DVT there may be damage such as obstruction or reflux.
If this is the case you are at risk for skin changes developing in your legs. These can result in ulceration. You should be evaluated by a vascular surgeon. Long term compression may be advisable for you. Good luck. David Fox, MD, FACS www.FoxVein.com
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