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can you have pe without dvt

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Ricotta
47 years experience Vascular Surgery
Age not a factor: Age per se is not a factor DVT occurs more.often in peiple with a family history of DVT people who are immobile those who.have surgery or trauma pre ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: With adequate care. Identifying the risk factor for the DVT will help determine the duration of anticogulant treatment to prevent recurrence after acu ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
DVT: Deep vein thrombosis often causes symptoms but at times does not. Commonly they are in the calf muscle which can cause swelling and pain there. It de ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes silent killer: Deep vein thrombophlebitis usually do not have symptoms , also they do not have valves to stop the propagation , if any thrombus ( clot ) will be rel ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
Yes, but uncommon : Usually, people get phlebitis because they have a thrombus first. It is possible to get an inflammation (itis) of the vein wall (phleb) without a pre ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Complicated issue: You should not be on Coumadin (warfarin) if you are trying to be pregnant. Pregnancy increases the risk of clots and you may need to be Heparin type a ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Absolutely: Yes, you could have thrombophilia without having shortness of breath.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: If they are recovered and after close consultation with the treating physician. If they are on oxygen or have significant respiratory symptoms, scuba ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Depending on your diagnosis, you may need to be on anticoagulant therapy during pregnancy either in prophylactic or therapeutic doses. You should con ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Good question and need more detail on your case. Important to talk to your surgeon before surgery about this hypercoagulation issue. You may need cons ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Generally not: Silent and symptoms such as pain, swelling and shortness of breath would be present.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not advised: You need to have a long conversation with your doctor but it seems risky.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Brown
Specializes in Pulmonology
Coumadin (warfarin): If you are no longer using coumadin, (warfarin) then you should not any trouble with Coumadin (warfarin) related birth defects. I would recommend not ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Requires extra care!: You are probably referring to a "thrombophilia" - a condition which makes a person more likely to form blood clots in the veins of the legs or pelvis. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Nothing's 100%: If you were put on anticoagulants for clots in your leg veins, a piece of clot could break off even on therapy and cause a pulmonary embolus. Having a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
See Below: Common symptoms are shortness of breath at rest or with activity, chest pain espeicially with breathing, fast heart rate, lightheadedness. There are v ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Tannenbaum
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
Treatment DVT: The usual treatment for DVT is anticoagulation with Coumadin or warfarin. The medicine prolongs the time it takes for the blood to clot and reduces th ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Yes: Not common, but depends on your age, previous venous problems, how much time your are vertical, anticoagulation....
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Tests: That discussion should be held between you and your Doctor. There has to be a reason for an individual to run a hypercoagulable workup on you. A blood ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Wear stockings/meds: If you have suffered dvts or clots in your legs work with your doctor to identify the reason. Even flying in a plane longer than 6 hours will put you ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
DVT: If your warfarin therapy is adequate, masturbation without trauma should be ok. Should check with your doc tho.
A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Sure you can. In some people there risks of coagulation (thinning the blood) like falling snd developing hematoma's or brain bleeds ids too great. S ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience psychiatry
Possible: Sometimes family or loved ones can be aware of changes in our emotions or behavior before we notice it. We may not notice such things as isolating mor ... Read More

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