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Where can you buy anti-embolism stockings?

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Anti-embolism stockings are available for purchase from medical supply companies, drug stores and online retailers, according to WebMD. Prices range from $10 and $100, depending on the type, as of 2015.

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Thromboembolic deterrent hose, also known as anti-embolism stockings, are compression stockings that are recommended for post-surgery patients or individuals restricted to the bed, explains WebMD. Graduated compression stockings are ideal for individuals who can stand and walk around. Health care professionals measure and prescribe compression stockings for patients who require them for a medical condition. Compression stockings come in various sizes and strengths, and are used to promote blood circulation and support tissue. Anti-embolism stockings are firmer than typical compression stockings.

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