1 patient evaluation for Compression Stockings/Socks taken for the purpose of 'varicose veins of legs' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Slight

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Jan 11, 2014 (Started Sep 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for varicose veins of legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fluid retention (edema))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for deep vein thrombosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (uncomfortable)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Advice & Tips: I hate putting them on every day but I LOVE the way they make my legs feel. Eliminates the heaviness and aching. Reduces swelling. I can walk better, longer, further if I I wear them daily. I wish I could wear the full tight but I am too arthritic to put them on. I wear only the knee high style. Those can bind, especially behind the knee or at the ankle if they sag down. But it is minor. I purchase them on-line, a national discount clothing chain offers several degrees of support-I get the strongest support I can afford. I wash them in the washer and dry them in the dryer. These economy stockings seem to do as well as the expensive medical sup hose and I replace them more often for optimum support.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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