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What's a simple way to say what deep venous thrombosis really is?

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Dr. James Laredo
24 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Blood Clot: A deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot in a deep vein of the legs or arms.
Answered on Jan 22, 2015
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See: Webmd. Com under DVT for good info.
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No sweat vs death: Untreated, clot travels to the lungs, causing a pulmonary embolism, which if big enough, will kill you.
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Yes: Medication or surgery.
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