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Citrus Heights, CA
A 38-year-old male asked:

6 months post dvt.ultra sound good.stopping coumadin (warfarin) and in two weeks blood test for fact v ect.wear 30-40 comp hose still. what should i be doing now?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nick (Donald) Morrison
Phlebology 31 years experience
Keep compression: Venous disease is lifetime and if you have factor v clotting disorder besides... You should keep wearing medical compression stockings. There are lots of new fashion colors, styles, etc in knee, thigh, panty and leggings: see vendors for choices and www.Allaboutcompression.Com/ for colors walk everyday, elevate legs when you can, calf muscle pumping, vein care doctor.
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 17 years experience
Post DVT: You have completed treatment and will be getting tested for clotting disorders. No specific treatment needed now except for compression stockings.

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