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Venous blood clot

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Not typically but they may be preceded by venous stasis dermatitis with darkish purple appearance of the skin typically located on the inner ankle ski ... Read More
Dr. Scott Bolhack
35 years experience Wound care
No: The issue is one of vein hypertension, due to the impeded flow of blood returning to the heart, especially in the legs. This is due to incompetent va ... Read More
Dr. Douglas Joyce
40 years experience Phlebology
No: Venous ulcers are the result of increased pressure in the veins supplying the area of skin where the ulcer occurs. This is due to abnormal functionin ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Obstruction to venous flow, stagnation , slow flow state, inactivity will cause DVT ( deep vein thrombosis ) besides other systemic diseases that ... Read More
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes, but...: ....It is not the most important factor. Many people have high venous pressures due to venous insufficiency, and while this may increase your risk of ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Mele
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Indirect: High venous pressure is often a sign of venous incompetence (valves not working). Often dilated veins and slower venous flow are associated with this, ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: venous insufficiency means the blood does not keep moving in your veins towards the heart (veins have valves that prevent the blood from going backwar ... Read More
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
42 years experience Vascular Surgery
Dvt: Having varicose veins does not increase your risk for dvt Occasionally a superficial vein if traumatized can clot but this is also rare
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Blood clots and CVI.: Venous insufficiency does not put you at increased risk to develop DVT but DVT does put you at increased risk to develop chronic venous insufficiency. ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Venous ultrasound: is the same as a venous sonogram. It can be used to look for blood clots in the deep veins and those closer to the skin. It can be used to assess vari ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Please : refer to radiologyinfo.org. Search vascular ultrasound. All types of vascular ultrasound explained.
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rola Rimawi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Screening ultrasound: There is really no benefit to screening for blood clots in older adults. If there are signs of blood clots and risk factors for developing clots ( imm ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Dislodge: A blood clot can dislodge and travel through the venous or arterial blood system, wreaking havoc on organs such as the lungs or the brain.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Natural process: Your blood contains platelets as well as clotting factors made by your liver. When there is an injury in the blood vessels as well as when there is re ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vardhan Reddy
36 years experience Vascular Surgery
Blood flow breaks it: Blood flow breaks up the clot and takes to different part of the body which is called embolus. If it happens in lung it's called pulmonary embolism.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Watry
20 years experience General Practice
Type ?: You don't describe the clot - a DVT may need anti-coagulants, while a superficial venous clot will not. Arterial clots, or cardiac clots will also ne ... Read More

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