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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
Superficial or deep?: I assume you are asking about a venous thrombosis (vt). There are two kinds, superficial (svt) and deep (dvt). An svt can be more symptomatic than a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience in Pain Management
Ultrasound: Dvt or deep vein thrombosis is often diagnoses with an ultrasound of the affected limb. If the clot is suspected to be in the lung then a ct scan can ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience in Phlebology
It depends: For deep vein thrombosis systemic anti coagulation is best. The mainstay is Heparin followed by coumadin (warfarin). However their are several newer o ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Thrombosis: Depending on where the thrombosis is, etc, you may need treatment to prevent a more serious condition such as a pe, mi, or stroke, etc. Best for you ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lornell Hansen
26 years experience in Phlebology
A clot: Thrombosis simply means a clot. Thrombophlebitis is a clot with inflammation.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ricotta
47 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Acutely yes: In the acute stage thrombus is associated with inflammation of the vessel wall and this can cause pain. After a few days however the pain should dimin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Presant
40 years experience in Phlebology
Thrombosis detection: Symptoms of thrombosis are swelling and pain. Excellent method of detection is by venous ultrasound. This can be done in a hospital or vein specialist ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Ricotta
47 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Unlikely: While there has been a lot of interest in relating symptoms of ED to vascular insufficiency the causes of ED are very complex and it is very unusual ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
17 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Clot in the vein.: Venous thrombosis is a blood clot in the vein, which is a vessel that carries blood from an organ back to your heart. Typically we talk about venous t ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience in Internal Medicine
Venous thrombosis-: Typical causes for leg thrombosis are sedentary lifestyle ie prolonged sitting localized trauma- to include recent leg surgery obesity as well as b ... Read More
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