A member asked:

After beginning treatment with anticoagulants for a dvt how long should i expect before seeing moderate improvement of swelling in lower leg? i stand most of the day but am continuing to wear compression stockings?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Up to few months from the initial episode acute symptoms may improve at least partially, up to half of cases develop post-thrombotic syndrome with chronic pain and swelling.

Answered Sep 7, 2020

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