Do medical thrombosis prophylaxis stockings trigger allergic reactions?
All the medical thrombosis prophylaxis stockings and anti-embolism garments ever made by medi have always been 100% latex-free. But there is, nevertheless, still a low to very low potential for allergies. medi sells over 2 million "Hospital stockings" all over the world every year. Over the last 8 years, about 20 cases of sensory disorder occurred each year that were consistent with an allergic reaction.
Due to the low number involved, the causes are not investigated, so a connection between allergic reaction and thrombosis prophylaxis stockings can neither be proved nor ruled out.
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