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A 28-year-old female asked:

How long for calf dvt to dissolve? i'm 28, no previous history this happened after car accident. taking lovenox (enoxaparin). will i have symps. until it dissolves

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Dr. Sergio Schabelman
Cardiology 50 years experience
A while: It may take a while but treatment of traumatic DVT will last probably at least 6 months. After one week of shots (lovenox) they will probably switch to anticoagulation by mouth (unless there are other circumstances not explained in your question)
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