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Can renal vein thrombosis be cured?

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Dr. Fred McCurdy
Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis 45 years experience
RVT: It all depends upon the cause. If the cause is cancer then successful treatment of the cancer should "cure" the rvt. If the cause is a disease in the kidney (eg. Most notably a disease called mebranous glomerulopathy) then it is not likely that there will be a "cure" since this form of kidney disease has no known "cure". Anticoagulation can help to prevent worsening of the problem.

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A 27-year-old member asked:

What causes a renal vein thrombosis?

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Dr. David Hicks
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Predisposition: Spontaneous thrombosis of a non peripheral vien suggests a possibility of underlying predisposition for clotting . Evaluation of protein c, protein s activities, d dimer, factor x and cardolipin and phosphlpid antibodies should be evaluated. All to say a fell hemotolaogic workup is necessary. If these abnormaitie exist consider smoking birthcontrol cancer as underlying triggers.
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Is there a cure for renal vein thrombosis?

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Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
No: Need to find underlying cause of thrombosis to prevent recurrence of thrombosis.May need anticoagulation to prevent recurrence.
A member asked:

Is renal vein thrombosis painful?

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Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Internal Medicine 49 years experience
No: Renal vein thrombosis is usually painless.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: renal vein thrombosis?

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Dr. Michael Curren
undefined 14 years experience
Blot clot: Renal vein thrombosis means that a blood clot has formed in your renal vein, which is the blood vessel that returns blood from your kidney to you heart.
A 39-year-old member asked:

Do people with renal vein thrombosis have a lot of pain?

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Dr. Fred McCurdy
Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis 45 years experience
RVT: The presentation of renal vein thrombosis (rvt) is variable, and patients may be asymptomatic. When rvt occurs as a result of malignancy, the signs of the renal malignancy (eg, bloody urine, weight loss) predominate. The more common chronic form of rvt is generally has no symptoms. The less frequent acute form usually occurs in younger patients, with flank pain and visible blood in the urine, wh.

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