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Best medication or other treatment for blood clot in leg?

Best medication or other treatment for blood clot in leg?

Blood thinner: Depending on the clot, your doctor can prescribe a blood thinner (various kinds) vs no treatment. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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What treatment should I ask doctor for with signs of a leg blood clot?

What treatment should I ask doctor for with signs of a leg blood clot?

DVT: For DVT or clots in the veins , you should get tested with duplex ultrasound and if positive then get blood thinner like Heparin then Coumadin (warfarin) for three to six months and compression stocking for two years. ...Read more

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What would treatment be for a 94 year old women with dementia, who has been diagnosed with blood clot in her leg?

What would treatment be for a 94 year old women with dementia, who has been diagnosed with blood clot in her leg?

Anticoagulation?: The real ethical question is the extent of therapeutic intervention in the face of dementia. If the cognitive issues are severe, one might wonder about hospice care, but if mild, I would not withhold anticoagulants and TED stockings to prevent potential pulmonary embolism. ...Read more

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After a majority removal of full leg blood clot with rapid lysis treatment how long will it take for swelling to go away or see major improvement?

After a majority removal of full leg blood clot with rapid lysis treatment how long will it take for swelling to go away or see major improvement?

Depends on clot type: It depends on whether the blood clot was in an artery or vein; since you describe swelling, seems likely it was a vein. Unfortunately, many times the vein can be damaged to the point that the valves in the vein do not function normally, and do not keep blood from falling to the feet. Make sure to see a good vein specialist during recovery, and follow their instructions. Good luck! ...Read more

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What's the appropriate treatment for a DVT (blood clot) in lower left leg?

What's the appropriate treatment for a DVT (blood clot) in lower left leg?

Anticoagulation bloo: Dvt should be treated with blood thinners to prevent clot progression, stabilize the clot, and prevent possible pulmonary embolism. The time frame for treatment will depend on initial clot location, and the presence of pulmonary embolism. ...Read more

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If youre diagnosed with dvt,blood clot what is the treatment?Does it stay forever or can it be fixed?Going for ultrasound in two days because leg pain

If youre diagnosed with dvt,blood clot what is the treatment?Does it stay forever or can it be fixed?Going for ultrasound in two days because leg pain

DVT: The treatment is anticoagulants like heparin/coumadin. If there is contraindications to anti coagulation, or if it is ineffective, sometimes an inferior vena cava filter is necessary. With treatment the clot may resolve completely. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots in the legs and what are some treatment options?

What causes blood clots in the legs and what are some treatment options?

Go to WebMD: Your question is to broad for this forum. We only have 400 characters. Visit webmd. ...Read more

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What is the preferred treatment for blood clots in the leg.?

What is the preferred treatment for blood clots in the leg.?

Blood thinners: Usually, three or more months of blood thinners, such as warfarin, heparin, or enoxaparin, are the treatment of choice. The exact medicine and duration of treatment depend on the clinical scenario. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for blood clots in the legs?

What is the treatment for  blood clots in the legs?

Medical treatment: Nust be obtained immediately. Rest elevation and Heparin followed bt Coumadin (warfarin) in most cases. Get immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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For blood clots in your legs, how long do patients receive treatment/take medication for it?

For blood clots in your legs, how long do patients receive treatment/take medication for it?

It depends: It depends on many factors- i.e. How extensive the blood clots are; is this the first event? What is the cause- related to malignancy, post-trauma, related to paraplegia-whether the cause is on going? Whether you have significant hypercoagulable problems like protein c , s deficiency etc. There are many things that have to be calculated to figure out the length of therapy. ...Read more

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