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A 28-year-old female asked:

I'm 28. found small dvt in calf two weeks ago. how likely is it for the clot to travel to lung while on lovenox (enoxaparin)?

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Dr. Peter Destefano
Cardiology 36 years experience
Unlikely: Blood clots below the knee seldom travel to the lungs, even when untreated. While on lovenox, (enoxaparin) the risk is even lower
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