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Vascular Surgery

Age related poor circulation in one leg

12/02/2009

Question:

My husband`s family doctor advised my husband to wear a support stocking for his leg while working and in bed. What else can he do to help his leg. This is not enough.

Answer:

I can't quite tell what the circulation issue is from your question. There can be artery problems which can result in pain with walking. There can be vein problems that can lead to swelling. Please discuss with your husband's doctor.

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Amy B Reed, MD Amy B Reed, MD
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