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Advise the patient to keep post-treatment bandages dry and in place for 48 hours and to wear compression stockings on the treated legs continuously for 2 weeks. Compression stockings should be thigh high or knee high, depending upon the area treated, in order to provide adequate coverage. Advise the patient to walk for at least 10 minutes immediately after the procedure and daily for the next month. Following treatment, advise the patient to avoid heavy exercise for 1 week and extended periods of inactivity for 1 month.
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Last reviewed on RxList: 12/4/2015
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