If you are experiencing Golfer's Vasculitis I have found that it can be prevented by wearing pressure stocking during activities. I suffer from this in the summer when it’s hot and humid (the severity seems to increase as humidity levels rise) and over the last 5 years have come to hate summers because my lower legs are always either red and irritated looking, or brown and bumpy looking as the GV slowly recedes.
I just thought I would pass along what I have found prevents, or at least greatly reduces, the occurrence of my GV.
I had to wear pressure stockings (Jobst) for a time last summer. It was hot. It was humid. I was on my feet all day at the stable, highly active and on my feet, dreading taking my stockings off that evening. To my great surprise when I got home - NO GV on either leg. This past week, with heat in the 90’s and “feels like” temps of the low 100s, I remembered the Jobst stockings and wore them - just a touch of GV about the size of a quarter just above one ankle.
They're not the most beautiful socks in the world, and they're a pain to get on and off, but they are now my 'go-to' when I have to be working at the barn for more than 2 hours when it's hot and humid. They're not cotton, they're not loose - and they work for me.
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