After microphlebectomy should I sleep in my compression stocking? Can I take Aleve for pain?

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VEININNOVATIONS

Published on Sep 26, 2017

It is not necessary to sleep in your compression stockings after microphlebectomy. You should be wearing them during the day when you are on your feet. You can take Aleve or Ibuprofen as needed for pain.

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Answered by VEININNOVATIONS

It is not necessary to sleep in your compression stockings after microphlebectomy. You should be wearing them during the day when you are on your feet. You can take Aleve or Ibuprofen as needed for pain.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Ross T. Lyon, MD, FACS

Published on Sep 25, 2017

Yes, you can sleep in your compression hose for the first two nights following your procedure and during the day thereafter. Taking an Aleve, ibuprofen or Tylenol for 10 days am and pm following treatment is recommended.

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Answered by Ross T. Lyon, MD, FACS

Yes, you can sleep in your compression hose for the first two nights following your procedure and during the day thereafter. Taking an Aleve, ibuprofen or Tylenol for 10 days am and pm following treatment is recommended.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vein Specialties of St. Louis

Published on Sep 25, 2017

Each surgeon varies how the like their patients to post op. I usually have a light dressing over the areas and the stockings on top. This is left intact for 2 days. After that all is removed, you can shower normally and use a bruise/healing cream such as Dermaka several times per day. Hose at this stage are worn daily for a total of 7 days and can be removed at night. Tylenol extra strength or Aleve/Advil should be fine for discomfort.

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Answered by Vein Specialties of St. Louis

Each surgeon varies how the like their patients to post op. I usually have a light dressing over the areas and the stockings on top. This is left intact for 2 days. After that all is removed, you can shower normally and use a bruise/healing cream such as Dermaka several times per day. Hose at this stage are worn daily for a total of 7 days and can be removed at night. Tylenol extra strength or Aleve/Advil should be fine for discomfort.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Published on Sep 25, 2017

Following a microphlebectomy I recommend wearing compression hose or an ace bandage for 48 hours. Wear it night and day and remove for showering. You can take aleve or advil, motrin or ibuprofen.

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Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Following a microphlebectomy I recommend wearing compression hose or an ace bandage for 48 hours. Wear it night and day and remove for showering. You can take aleve or advil, motrin or ibuprofen.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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