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I hurt my foot yesterday halfway towards the toes. I have to fly in 2 days. Should I wear flight socks?
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It was slightly swollen. I've been resting with the foot up. I can walk on it. It hurts a little bit. The flight is 7 hours long. Read more
I have RLS—worse late afternoon and through the night. Is it ok to sleep with compression socks?
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The socks are my only pain relief. I can only use open toe socks due to two foot surgeries. Too much pressure hurts my foot. These help with hip & knee pain during the day. Am I ok wearing them to sleep? I take... Read more
My PT told me my compression stockings are too tight. Should I go down to 15-20 mmHg?
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I have a knee injury and wear 20-30 mmHg compression stockings. Now my legs swell. The stockings are too tight and hurt near the patella. Read more
Is it ok to wear the 20 to 30 thigh compression stockings on a plane?
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2 1/2 hour flight. Read more
Over the last month, the varicose veins in the back of my knees, right above my support socks, have gotten worse. How can I fix it?
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I've been wearing knee high support socks for 3 years now. Read more
Can I wear class 2 (20-30 mmHg) knee high compression stockings for travel (short flights) or is it too tight?
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I am 52. I already had varicose vein surgery. Read more
I was a user of nicotine gum. I finally quit cold turkey and found after a day or two my ankles swelled and my whole foot is swollen with edema.
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I had been addicted to cigarettes for many years but quit in 1995. I continued to use the gum to help with the cravings. I found a blog where people complain that they have great edema problems after quitting n... Read more
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Compression socks seem to make my legs restless and achy. What can I do? I'm 5 days into using them.
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My compression socks are custom made from Germany. They make my legs restless and knees hurt. I passed my test on putting them on and taking them off. They felt good the first day, but the 5th day they feel ver... Read more
I get edema from time to time usually when I fall asleep sitting up, but now it seems to be my legs as well. Can I wear compression socks?
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Can I wear them all day long and when I'm sleeping as well? I do have high blood pressure but also have been checked for blood clots in my legs and have several tests done on my heart to make sure I don't have ... Read more
Should compression stockings hurt badly behind my knee and top of foot where ankle meets? Should my leg be getting noticeably better or does it take t
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Both legs have reflux in 1 or 2 veins. The left leg seems to be burning more lately after taking the stocking off. I can't seem to notice any improvements. I'm wearing the stocking every day plus standing up an... Read more
I have a leg ulcer and wear compression stockings up to my knee. It is OK at daytime but when I try to sleep I get pain in my foot. What can I do?
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I've had compression now about 4 weeks. I've been OK up to now. I had PE back in April of 2017. I'm on blood thinning tablets. Read more
I've had 3 clots in my left leg. I'm on Xarelto permenately, wear Compression socks now and will be on them for life. Can I wear Compression shorts?
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One clot 3 years ago was behind my left knee, 2 years ago the second clot went from knee to groin, this year the third clot was superficial at my ankle. I was put on Xarelto for the first two and taken off and ... Read more
Is it normal to have tight calf muscles that hurt after you use compression socks?
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I play basketball and have been having bad shin splints. I thought compression socks would help, but I put them on and tried to relax. After I took them off, the next 2 days my calf muscles were tight and they ... Read more
What kind of compression socks does my husband need to wear and where can I find them?
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He's a diabetic and last year had a triple bypass which they took a vein from each leg. He also has 2 stents and has neuropathy. He wears a size 14 shoe and weighs 360lbs. He walks a lot in his job. Ever since... Read more
After surgery I was given compression stockings. They are nw very bloody. How do I take them off without risking bleeding?
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I had surgery on Friday and was kept overnight as it was bleeding. Yesterday they removed dressings and replaced with compression stockings. Read more
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