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A 30-year-old male asked:

How long does it take for blood clots to "dissolve" in your leg? i have extensive dvt in my left leg. i cannot walk as i have a fractured ankle.

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
DVTs will not: "dissolve". You will need anticoagulation and/or anti-thrombus medication for the rtest of your life.

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