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Left Ventricular Thrombosis
Mum's left leg is edematous with pain she has removed a cast since 3 weeks and there is no thrombosis or something what is it?
Do I need comudin if I have Greenville filter since ultrasound found superficial thrombosis in my lower left extremity?
Greenfield Filter: A Greenfield Filter is a titanium vascular filter placed in the inferior vena cava and is designed to "capture" pieces of clots formed in the legs or pelvis that break off, thereby preventing them from traveling to the lungs. The filter does not treat in situ clots or prevent clots from propagating. ...Read more
I was diagnosed in ER today with Chronic superficial venous thrombosis of lower left extremity and sent home. Can I wear compression stockings now?
Vein Dr who put Greenville filter in wanted me to take plavix now after thrombosis in left calve? Too many side effects! What else can I do thinblood?
No: Surgery not indicated or needed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Im hassan 43 y
i have a big thrombosis in left lower leg
at the knee level
now on warfarin. Last INR 4
how meny days nedd full rest to start move?
Check with your Dr.: Check with your doctor. Individual physicians sometimes vary regarding this. In general, outpatient treatment of dvt(deep vein thrombosis) consists of long acting Heparin analogues for several days and warfarin. They should overlap until inr is therapeutic. 7-10 days of rest should be adequate. The idea here is that endothelialization of the clot occurs and embolization is less likely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Woke up yesterday morning with pain in back of left calf, almost where my knee bends. No swelling/redness. Deep vein thrombosis?
Currently on blood thinners for a deep vein thrombosis in my left leg after i had surgery on my right knee. Should i be worried?
Possibly: It sounds as if you are receiving appropriate medication & typically that is needed for months to assure appropriate resolution of clot. You should also get fitted for a pair of RX compression stockings & get active as quickly is possible after your surgery as mobility helps. Recommend a follow up ultrasound with a vascular surgeon & counseling on post-thrombotic syndrome. Worry about recurrence. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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