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Old Jun 20, 14, 8:50 am
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mamabear
 
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swollen ankles

Hello ladies, I'm a road warriorette, traveling transcontinentally (USA) every other week.

My ankles tend to swell when I fly, and the swelling persists for a couple of days. Now that it's not boot weather, it's a pretty unattractive look with a skirt suit.

I have some compression socks I found online, but the band at the top seems to cut into my leg at the back of my knee, and I'm worrying I'm causing more problems than I'm solving. They also only partially prevent the swelling, and even if they do, sometimes I get "rebound" swelling.

Are there other alternatives? Better socks? How do you deal with swollen feet/ankles on 5+ hour flights?
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