Can i wear my TED stockings if my feet, ankles & calves are already swollen?
I have recently had surgery and was wearing TEDs while I was not mobil, I have had them off for about 4 days and done a lot of walking yesterday and now I have swelling in my feet, ankles & calves. Is it okay to put my TED stockings back on?
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Replied on 1/10/2012
By: Vein Specialties of St. Louis | Norman Bein, M.D.,FACS,RVT
Creve Coeur, MO
If you apply the hose before you get out of bed in the morning it will control your swelling better. I would also be concerned as to the amount of swelling and would advise you follow up with your surgeon.
Norman N Bein MD FACS RVT
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