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I understand that compression stockings are helpful for varicose veins and edema, but what if the person also has peripheral neuropathy?
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It was disastrously painful for my peripheral neuropathy when my foot doctor recommended 20 weight stockings. others in my peripheral neuropathy sharing group also said so. I also have varicose veins and edema.... Read more
Should I wear compression socks while walking for a workout?
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I had blood clots on my lungs and had surgery for them to be removed. I still had clots in my left leg and was given a blood thinner to take everyday for now. I was also told to wear compression socks everyday ... Read more
My knee length compression stocking following an Arthroscopy is causing a deep pressure grove at the top of the stocking.
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This is making my thigh swell. The groove stays for more than an hour once they are removed. When removed I can feel the pressure release. Should I continue to wear the stocking? Read more
Can I sleep with 1 compression sock on?
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I have what the doctor called degenerative arthritis of the midfoot. The foot swells a lot, but is controlled fairly well by wearing 20-30mmhg compression socks. My foot will swell up pretty badly in a couple h... Read more
Treatment in patients with both varicose veins and limb ischemia?
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What is the treatment for a patient presenting with both varicose veins and arterial occlusion? Read more
After hip replacement, I wore thigh high compression stocking on the opposite leg. I woke up with nerve pain on my outer thigh.
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The pain was around the top of the stocking. I removed it and one week later I still have numbness on the outer thigh and it now feels like rubber band hits to my top thigh. Will this resolve on its own? What's... Read more
What strength and type of compression stocking should I get for POTS?
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I have POTS-Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. I am a woman, 5'6", 165lbs. I was told to get compression stockings mid-calf to knee. Should it be open toe or closed? I need to know strength and if a par... Read more
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Is there a difference between wearing compression stockings and compression leggings for dysautonomia?
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I have been told by my MD to wear compression stockings as a preventative measure for dysautonomia. I used compression leggings today and have had terrible cramping in my right foot. Could there be a connecti... Read more
My 16 year old wears leg compression sleeves for running. They came down once and bunched up. Is this a reason to evaluate him for a blood clot?
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There may be other times when hte sleeves are bunched up and he didn't notice, I'm assuming. Also he only wears it to run track for school because his legs hurt if he runs without it. There is no pain without t... Read more
I'm 28 weeks pregnant and need compression socks for flying. Do I have to use the number one brand compression sock for $130 or will off-brand work?
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I am 28 weeks pregnant and will be flying in a few days. My doctor told me to get compression socks that are thigh high. Read more
Would compression socks help with my varicose veins?
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I have a lot of swelling and bruising at times. They're sore all the time. I want some relief. Please and thank you! Read more
Should I wear some kind of compression for a long flight after a steroid injection for a bakers cyst?
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I have a ruptured Bakers cyst and will have a steriod injection in November before my long flight to NZ, which I do annually. My knee is causing lots of problems. I always wear flight socks but am concerned as ... Read more
I had a total knee replacement 9 days ago. Is it normal to experience thigh pain?
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I have pain in the entire lateral thigh. I'mve been wearing thigh-high TED stockings on both legs except at night. I noticed increased pain when the stockings are off. Read more
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