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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
See: Webmd. Com under DVT for good info.
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Dr. Lawrence Presant
40 years experience Phlebology
Deep vein blood clot: A blood clot occurring in a deep vein is a deep venous thrombosis. Several risk factors and causes like immobility, injury, birth control pills or mal ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
No sweat vs death: Untreated, clot travels to the lungs, causing a pulmonary embolism, which if big enough, will kill you.
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Dr. Paul Slawek
53 years experience Radiology
Pulmonary Embolism: Dvt usually begins in legs and progresses into pelvis. Clots can then break off and go to heart and get stuck in the lungs. Large pulmonary emboli can ... Read More
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Dr. Ted King
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Another outcome: Could be nothing, could be a pulmonary embolism (from you can get pulmonary hypertension), could be post thrombotic syndrome. You can decrease you ri ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
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Testing for DVT: 1. History and physical exam. If your history and examination are suspicious that you might have a dvt, then you need a: 2. D-dimer blood test to be d ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Medication or surgery.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
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Pain and swelling: The most common symptoms of a deep venous thrombosis (DVT) are pain and swelling in one leg. The swelling can just be below the knee or it can be the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
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Deep venous thrombos: Deep venous thrombosis can affect any body health in several ways the most commonly it can cause painful swelling of the extremity , post phlebitic s ... Read More
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Dr. David Rosen
21 years experience Phlebology
Yes: The body has an elaborate and exquisitely balanced system for making and dissolving clots. If this balance is thrown off, circumstances can arise whe ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Usually Beneficial: It is long known that exercise reduces the risk of a dvt, but recent evidence suggests that low- to moderate-intensity exercise might help alleviate p ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Laredo
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
Blood Clot: A deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot in a deep vein of the legs or arms.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
Blood clot: Deep vein thrombosis means a blood clot in the deeper veins of the affected extremity. The deeper veins of the major functional veins that returned ... Read More

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