5 doctors weighed in:

Does deep vein thrombosis come on in minutes, or does it build up over days?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Douglas Joyce
Phlebology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Both

Dvt can occur over days but the symptoms are seen soon after the vein completely closes.
These are usually leg swelling and calf pain.

In brief: Both

Dvt can occur over days but the symptoms are seen soon after the vein completely closes.
These are usually leg swelling and calf pain.
Dr. Douglas Joyce
Dr. Douglas Joyce
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Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery

In brief: Either

Dvt can form in a short period of time or can come on over a longer period.
It is quite variable.

In brief: Either

Dvt can form in a short period of time or can come on over a longer period.
It is quite variable.
Dr. Seth Zeidman
Dr. Seth Zeidman
Thank
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