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What is the treatment for deep venous thrombosis?
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
2 doctors agree
In brief: DVT
The treatment can be observation, medical with medications, and surgical.
It depends on the acuity of the clot and the other complicating medical factors.

In brief: DVT
The treatment can be observation, medical with medications, and surgical.
It depends on the acuity of the clot and the other complicating medical factors.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
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In brief: Depends
The mainstay of treatment is always blood thinners and there are many of these with more coming out all the time.
Often the clot is left alone while the body dissolves it. Sometimes when the clot is very high up and extends above the top of the leg, the clot might be removed mechanically with a clot dissolver. Once that is done, a person still needs to be on blood thinners though.

In brief: Depends
The mainstay of treatment is always blood thinners and there are many of these with more coming out all the time.
Often the clot is left alone while the body dissolves it. Sometimes when the clot is very high up and extends above the top of the leg, the clot might be removed mechanically with a clot dissolver. Once that is done, a person still needs to be on blood thinners though.
Dr. Ted King
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