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Posted on Thu, 18 Aug 2016 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: hi im having a tummy tuck with lipo i was to get some compression sock....they have number on them which ones i supposed to get????
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Answered by Dr. Rishi 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Class II Compression stockings

Detailed Answer:
Hi.
Thanks for the question.
You need to take Class II Compression stockings. It is being given for prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis. Take stockings till above knee and wear them for atleast three months. You should wear them at least when you are standing or walking. That is the protocol we follow at our Vascular Surgery Center.
Take care and let me know if there are any other queries.Dr Rishi, New XXXXXXX
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