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can i have sex with dvt

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. J Roberts
Dr. J Roberts answered
26 years experience Vascular Surgery
Be careful: If you're on coumadin, (warfarin) the slightest of trauma (anywhere) can bleed profusely. Lots of lubricant and play the passive role and be extremel ... Read More
Dr. John Eidt
Dr. John Eidt answered
39 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: In general, DVT is not a specific contraindication to sexual activity. Anticoagulants may increase the risk of bleeding with minor trauma.
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Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
Sex and DVT.: DVT can occur in many different types of veins. When it occurs in larger veins such as the iliac, femoral or popliteal then it is more serious then w ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No need to delay: Assuming you are not engaging in positions which interfere with blood return from your legs, and you are being treated appropriately for your DVT ther ... Read More
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Dr. Steve Kagan
30 years experience Vascular Surgery
No answer: Dvt is treated with blood thinners. If you are taking therapeutic blood thinners, you are probably ok. The exception would be patients with a large am ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Ambulation after the acute phase of DVT is usually recommended early. Return to normal physical activity follows gradually and varies on an individual ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffery Dormu
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Sex: Whether or not to have sex with a DVT should be evaluated by a vascular surgeon has determined the location and cause of the dvt. There is a risk tha ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Safe.: It was safe 4 months ago. In general, having sex is not likely to affect DVT / pe. Did your doc specifically Prohibit this? I assume you are still ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: If you are physically able to have sex, it is safe. Wish you good health!
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It will do nothing to make a dvd worsen or convert it toa pulmonary embolism, to my awareness.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
---: My advice is that you have a regular follow up with your obgyn and ask him/her a lot of questions.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Halin
38 years experience Radiology
No, yes: Acitrom is an anticoagulant similar to warfarin. You are taking because you had a blood clot at a very early age. It is unusual to have a DVT at 17 an ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
28 years experience Vascular Surgery
Clot in veins: (DVT) or deep vein thrombosis is identified as a blood clot in the deep vein system. Usually in the lower extremities of the body. It basically means ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Santin
14 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: Sometimes a DVT can be treated for as little as three months with blood thinners and sometimes it is longer, six months to a year. It depends on the ... Read More
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