A benefit I was not expecting - The compression bandage is encouraging

me to wee (sorry if this is upsetting) I have been weeing every hour through the night since I stRTED THE COMPRESSION brilliant I am feeling thinner and I could do with being thinner. Does this happen to every one? Are there other side effects I need to know about I am sure everyone is happy to help each other ( must go need the loo) xgins

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  • Sounds like the compression is doing it's job and getting the fluid back into circulation where your kidneys can remove it from the body.

    As far as I know there's nothing else to look out for with compression bandaging but weeing lots is normal if it's working well.

  • yup passing lotsa urine is part and parcel of compression stockings /bandaging..I have to get up at least twice during the night...but my legs are now nearly back to normal size so i live with the weeing LOL..another thing with me is I have no pain any more which is awesome...I

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