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Over The Counter 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
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
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
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
Go to WebMD: Your question is to broad for this forum. We only have 400 characters. Visit webmd. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer