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How long does it take for a DVT in lower leg to travel to the lungs? Does this happen often?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Can be sudden

If a clot breaks off it can travel to the lungs suddenly.
Some leg clots are more dangerous than others. A vascular surgeon is best suited to evaluate, treat and follow dvt's.

In brief: Can be sudden

If a clot breaks off it can travel to the lungs suddenly.
Some leg clots are more dangerous than others. A vascular surgeon is best suited to evaluate, treat and follow dvt's.
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