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DVT pain come and go

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
35 years experience Phlebology
Usually constant: Discomfort from DVT is usually steady rather than waxing and waning.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
DVTs: Dvt pain does not come and go and it is almost never in both legs.
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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
DVT: Pain and swelling can be caused by dvts although not all dvts cause symptoms. It would be unusual to have intermittent symptoms though. Depending on y ... Read More
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Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
DVT: Active, healthy 27 year old unlikely to get dvt. Women who take oral contraceptives are at greater risk. But i see that you are a male asking the ques ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
27 years experience Family Medicine
Unsure...: You can have a DVT without having any pain at all, and the pain can be intermittent. But, very reassuring that the d-dimer and ultrasound tests wer ... Read More
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Dr. Frank Mayo
48 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not likely: All your studies suggest no dvt. Pain is pretty constant from DVT until some treatment is given. I favor musculoskeletal pain accounting for symptoms ... Read More
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
42 years experience Vascular Surgery
Pain: if your ultrasound is normal don't worry pain fro a dvt takes time to resolve perhaps use of a compression stocking would help
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Usually little pain: Still worred about your factor V Leiden, right? DVT never causes pain as the only symptom. The main symptom is swelling of one leg, which becomes subs ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It varies: The amount of time for a deep vein thrombosis to resorb varies tremendously, and some patients never fully do resorb their dvt. Thank you for your qu ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes....: Most medications to treat blood clots work by keeping the clots from getting bigger while your own body dissolves the clot. So, if a clot is not incre ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
A DVT is rarely: symptomatic for two years however once there has been a DVT there will be disfigurement and disruption of the normal venous function in that area lead ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
16 years experience Vascular Surgery
See below: It takes in the order of weeks. You should remain on the blood thinner for the specified time and continue compression stockings.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Halin
39 years experience Radiology
It can take a while.: Firstly it might depend on how swollen you started out. Secondly it matters if you had active treatment (catheter based) or passive (drugs only). With ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
?: I don't understand how a DVT can affect your alertness. A DVT is a deep vein thrombosis - usually in the leg or arm. If your alertness is affected, ... Read More

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