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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
DVT: 20yo is kinda young to have blood clots in legs but it's not that rare either, especially in those w/genetic risks eg thrombophilia, taking estrogen-b ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience Phlebology
Clotting factors: Liver makes specific proteins called clotting factors which when stimulated with injury to a blood vessel (cut, blunt trauma) results in a domino effe ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Dislodge: A blood clot can dislodge and travel through the venous or arterial blood system, wreaking havoc on organs such as the lungs or the brain.
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Therapy: With blood thinners and time.
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
TOS: Rarely seen by md's. Work group prone are major league pitchers, who develop thoracic outlet syndrome in pitching arm. I have examine two major league ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Your body gets eid of them naturally.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Natural process: Your blood contains platelets as well as clotting factors made by your liver. When there is an injury in the blood vessels as well as when there is re ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: Blood clots can form in a number of different scenarios- when blood vessels break from direct trauma clotted blood is what you see as a.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vardhan Reddy
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Blood flow breaks it: Blood flow breaks up the clot and takes to different part of the body which is called embolus. If it happens in lung it's called pulmonary embolism.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
19 years experience General Practice
Type ?: You don't describe the clot - a DVT may need anti-coagulants, while a superficial venous clot will not. Arterial clots, or cardiac clots will also ne ... Read More

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