What can cause the disease deep vein thrombosis (dvt)?
Many factors contrib
Dvt can be multifactorial, but there is usually some combination of factors: dehydration, stasis of the blood in the legs, family associated hereditary disease (thrombophilia), injuries, inactivity, long flights without activity, obesity amongst other predisposing factors.
Certain surgical procedures can also predispose a person to DVT as well. Best to speak to your physician if concerned.
DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS (DVT)
DEEP VENOUS THROMBOSIS