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Dvt And Sex
Deep venous thrombosis is a clot within the deep veins of the leg. The blood clot causes pain and swelling of the calf. This is a concerning condition, because if the clot breaks loose, it can travel to the lung and become lodged there, blocking blood ...Read more
Is it unsafe to have sex after being diagnosed with a dvt? If so, for how long should one not have sex?
4 pelvic dvt's; non-mal growth on euretha w pain during sex (10 years ago)
will i ever be able to have normal sex again? 66 f with 2 pursuers :)
---: My advice is that you have a regular follow up with your obgyn and ask him/her a lot of questions. ...Read more
I am 4 months in after DVT & pe's. Last scsn showed scan showed clot still present. Groin. When will it be safe to have sex again?
I have been taking treatment for DVT more than 10 years. Acitrom& preem16 are the drugs taking regularly.Will it affect my sex life?Can i gve birth?
No, yes: Acitrom is an anticoagulant similar to warfarin. You are taking because you had a blood clot at a very early age. It is unusual to have a DVT at 17 and it could be related to a genetic reason that you clot more than other people. Only you and your doctor know if you have a clotting problem that needs lifelong anticoagulation, it is possible. You might stop the drug prior to delivery if pregnant. ...Read more
Family practice : There maybe another DVT you are referring to, but DVT usually refers to deep vein thrombosis. This is a blood clot in the big veins that potentially can move up to your lung causing a pulmonary embolus. This is serious , deadly. Need to be treated with medication that prevents further blood clots. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Clot in veins: (DVT) or deep vein thrombosis is identified as a blood clot in the deep vein system. Usually in the lower extremities of the body. It basically means that blood has thickened and clumped together. A blood clot can break apart and travel through the blood stream ending up in the lungs causing a (pe) or pulmonary embolism. It is a very serious condition that should be treated immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Three ways: 1. History and physical exam. If your history and examination are suspicious that it might be a dvt, then you need a 2. D-dimer. A blood test is done. If it is very low, you don't have a dvt. If it is high you might have a DVT and you need an 3. Ultrasound scan. As dr. Salartash said, this is the gold standard test. The ultimate way to check for a DVT is ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers