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Purchase hose with closed toes. Have the person measured by a pharmacist trained in this or go to a vascular surgeon and have them properly measure for the correct hose size.
Also as Llamalover said, sometimes compression hose are more harmful than good especially if the person has lower extremity cellulitis or lymphedema.
There are compression hose that look like ace wraps that I have seen used when compression hose can’t be applied correctly. For the life of me I can’t remember what they are called (and I ordered them for patients all the time in my home care days).
Often good diabetic hose do a good job. But as stated have a professional measure the person’s calves and other measurements.
Its impossible for the open toes not to ride up.
Ace wraps if applied properly may work but more often than not become undone quickly.
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Tip from my vein specialist: After wearing my rx compression stocking for 12 hours for my Cankle condition, I consulted him and he said "Sometimes compression stockings make the condition worse."
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I have wide feet and toes, so I had a problem with open toe socks irritating the base of my toes. I figured out that if I fold the foot part of the sock so that there is a double layer on the instep, my toes are clear. I also wear a pair of light socks under the compression socks, and pull the toes up so there is clearance. Compression socks with toes tend to ride down and squeeze my toes.
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lynina2 Jan 21, 2019
Yes! A pair of socks under are great. I like using light cotton because it feels better against my skin.
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Has your loved one been properly fitted for the stockings? I only ask because I have a friend who has worn one for decades, yet she had no idea they can be professionally fitted. She just picked them up at discount pharmacies.
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Buy closed toe socks. They can't ride up onto the feet if they're closed toe socks.

I had to do that for my DH. The hospital uses only open-toed because the doctors check the feet and toes for circulation.
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These have been my observations over the last three decades of compression hose use. I always buy toeless compression hose. Why? Because it is easier to wear a sock over it and you can see your toes to know if there is a problem. It is best to wash delicate and line dry and only use them once between washings. They don't last forever, so I mark them with the date on the inside with a sharpie. If using thigh high with the silicon dots to keep them up, part way through the day, you can apply a little rubbing alcohol to help them stick to your leg better and stop slipping. Creases are your enemy. I have never felt comfortable in knee high because they cut behind the knee. Put the stocking on before getting out of bed in the morning. And, most importantly, if they hurt, take them off and elevate your legs. Hope this helps. When I was bed-bound, I used wide ace bandages instead; I could customize the tightness and reapply when needed.
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My mom's skin is delicate and I found they did more harm than good. For some reason TED hose made my mom more prone to getting injury (small cuts) and it would take forever to heal due to the swelling. My mom's feet used to swell but the doctors had my mom on Lorsartan (ARB blood pressure medication) and her kidneys creatinine levels have been getting worse along with leg swelling. I gradually weaned her off the Coozar (Lorsartan) myself and in six months her creatinine levels went back to normal and her legs no longer swell. I kept a close eye on her blood pressure and it did not go up that much. The lopressor alone managed her blood pressures very well. This goes to show you sometimes what the doctor gives does more harm but I did this with uttermost caution. and I did a lot of research and it shown both ARBs and ACE inhibitors--though prescribed to "protect" the kidneys, is also associated with kidney damage. Go figure.
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There is perhaps not enough in your question to get good responses, but thigh-high and knee high come in toeless, even full hose do I think. Definitely try a pair of whatever you like in toeless!
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Take them off, in my wife’s case they do more harm than good .
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My problem was the hose riding down and causing increased swelling in the entire foot. I eventually purchased wide ace bandages and wrapped the foot and lower leg. This was easier to get on/off than the compression sock too.
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