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ayurvedic treatment for dvt

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Malvehy
21 years experience Phlebology
Not one you want: Dvt is a serious medical issue. If you want to treat allergies or something with homeopathy - fine. Dvt needs anticoagulants, surveillance and compres ... Read More
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
No no no no no no no: Why do people think "ancient" means "good"? Ayurvedic medicine is NOT medicine. It's irrational practice based on superstition not science. Why do "en ... Read More
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Treatment: Not sure. I would recommend treatment based on evidence based medicine .

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Dr. Chris Oh answered
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood thinner: Standard treatment for deep venous thrombosis is a blood thinner for 3-6 mths to dissolve the clot. Lovenix injection followed by warfarin to keep INR ... Read More
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
29 years experience Vascular Surgery
Anticoagulation: The primary treatment is anticoagulation . This usually begins with a short acting medication like Heparin that is given iv. Sometimes patients are gi ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Tosca
20 years experience Urgent Care
An Anticoagulant: Dvt are treated with anticoagulants. Acutely Heparin is used. Then the oral anticoagulant warfarin/coumadin is used. The duration of anticoagulati ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Risky: Surely the mortality rate from DVT isn't 100%. Some people get DVTs and get better all on their own without treatment. But the odds are a lot better i ... Read More
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Dr. Nicholas Hyde
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
Need a ultrasound.: The location of DVT needs to be clearly identified with a detailed ultrasound exam. Swelling subsiding or not does not mean clot or etiology of clot o ... Read More
Dr. William Hocking
48 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes and possibly: A DVT can be present for some time with minimal symptoms and no complications such as pulmonary embolism (blood clot in lungs), but will not usually r ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
20 years experience Dentistry
Stockings: According to the national blood clot alliance, if you have had a deep vein thrombosis (dvt), it is common to have residual swelling in the leg after t ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Avoid trauma: You are at greater risk of bleeding. Avoid bumping into things or otherwise hurting yourself. If you see any bleeding, go to the hospital. You should ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Yes: Great summary article by the Mayo Clinic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/antiphospholipid-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355836 Co ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Treatment...: The treatment of a dvt/pe is blood thinners which prevent more clot from forming while the body gets rid of the clot that is already present. There ar ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
48 years experience Cardiology
Serious: It is serious because DVT means that there is a clot in the veins of legs or pelvis that can travel (embolize) into the lungs (pulmonary embolism). I ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No magic: There's no magic. She needs anticoagulation. That can take the form of warfarin or the newer drug: rivaroxaban. That's all there is to it. No magic. S ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Compression socks: You can try some compression stockings. Also a massage therapist that specializes in lymphedema treatment may be helpful. If there is any chance of re ... Read More

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