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Do dvts come on gradually or suddenly?
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Dr. Paul Williams
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In brief: DVT's
Tough question - but generally its a process - until a "critical mass" of clot has formed and thus a dvt.
Prolonged immobilization can cause blood to pool and "stagnate" and start to form micro clots - and things snow ball from there. Certain medications carry a DVT risk factor - ie smokers who use birth control pills.

In brief: DVT's
Tough question - but generally its a process - until a "critical mass" of clot has formed and thus a dvt.
Prolonged immobilization can cause blood to pool and "stagnate" and start to form micro clots - and things snow ball from there. Certain medications carry a DVT risk factor - ie smokers who use birth control pills.
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