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what care will people recieve from the hospital when they have thrombosis?

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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 47 years experience
Anticoagulation: There are two kinds of blood clots-superficial and deep. Deep is the more serious and is also called dvt. The treatment for DVT is to first make the diagnosis usually with a venous ultrasound or cat scan. Next patients are placed on blood thinners of which there are many including heparin, coumadin, (warfarin) lovenox, pradaxa, xaralto, etc, the duration of treatment is dependent on many factors.

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What are the differences between thrombosis and emboli formation?

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Dr. Seth Zeidman
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Often Connected: A thrombus is a solid mass of platelets and/or fibrin (and other components of blood) that forms locally in a vessel.An embolus is most often a piece of a thrombus that has broken free and is carried toward the brain by the bloodstream. An embolus does its damage by getting stuck in a large artery or branch and blocking blood flow beyond that point.
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What can paralyzed patient do to cure thrombosis?

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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: thrombosis?

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Dr. Lornell Hansen
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A clot: Thrombosis simply means a clot. Thrombophlebitis is a clot with inflammation.
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A 34-year-old female asked:

What test diagnose venouis thrombosis?

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Dr. William Newton
Pain Management 19 years experience
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 be used. These scans can also be used to scan the legs as well. If you are concerned about having a DVT then you need to be seen by your pcp for further evaluation.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of thrombosis?

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Dr. Ted King
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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 dvt. With svts, people usually have pain, warmth, redness, and swelling over the affected segment of vein, or at least part of it. Classically, the symptoms of DVT include swelling and pain, but often there are no symptoms at all.

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