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that rash on your leg could be due to cellulitis infection of the soft tissues
or could be due to venous status changes in your leg from poor circulation.
in the summer time, it can be quite hot wearing compression stockings which can be very thick.
you may need to try to elevate your legs above your heart in a recliner to help decrease swelling in your legs
you may benefit from a thinner compression stocking for your legs.
you may need to use powder or antifungal powder on your legs prior to wearing compression stockings to help prevent itching.
are you wearing JOBST compression stockings on your legs?