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difference between dvt and cvi

A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Reichenbach
21 years experience in General Surgery
Similar: Both can cause leg swelling. Symptoms with DVT tend to be more abrupt in onset, but not always. The only effective way to differentiate the two are ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Not necessarily: could be muscular pain, nerve compression or superficial thrombophlebitis: you must be examined and tested.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience in General Surgery
Venous doppler study: The "gold standard" test would be a venous doppler study . Plus, a DVT would probably show some calf swelling/enlargement compared to the opposite sid ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vorhies
24 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Often related: Chronic venous insufficiency often results after suffering dvt. Even if the blood clot is cleared out by the body's natural defenses, the venous valv ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roland El ghazal
13 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Difficult to tell: DVT can cause pain or be completely painless. Saphenous vein insufficiency could be caused by DVT (called post-thrombotic syndrome). Therefore any p ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
DVT: Deep venous thrombosis is a blood clot in the deep vein system, typically in the legs. If a piece of the clot breaks off and travels through the vein ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience in Phlebology
DVT and PPS: The symptoms of DVT and post phlebitic syndrome are very different. Dvt usually presents as leg swelling and frequently thigh or calf pain depending o ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience in Radiology
Be careful!!: The package insert states the injection should be "at the same time every day". Please check with your physician about the possibility of slowly ch ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
17 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Not a DVT.: A DVT, or clot in the deep veins of the leg, cause achiness and leg swelling which is persistent all the time - not just when you're active. Your symp ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Byrnes
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Artery and vein: Venous insufficiency is a disease of the vein which drains blood out of the legs. Periferal vascular disease is a disease of the artery which delivers ... Read More
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