... possibility (small) of a blood clot developing. They are getting more and more ugly, though. Should I start wearing those elastic stockings? If so, how often? I emailed my physician the question, but he did not answer
Absolutely. You should get the 20-30mm Hg socks & wear them every day. Most doc's don't want to admit that the socks are a valid treatment.
Did you see a Hematologist or Phlebologist? Were you discussing Sclerotherapy, Endovenous Procedures, stripping, or another procedure? Did you discuss using Lovenox to further reduce your DVT concern?
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Updated 11 Jan 2010 • 1 answer
Updated 10 Jun 2014 • 2 answers
Updated 14 Aug 2015 • 2 answers
Updated 22 May 2015 • 2 answers
Updated 20 Jun 2018 • 2 answers