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Does a history of DVT disqualify you from getting a maritime captain's license?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
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In brief: Should not be...

Dvt can be caused by many diseases as well as idiopathic (unkown cause).
If u had DVT from, say trauma/surgery, and now perfectly fine and not on med, this should not be a problem. If currently taking blood thinner (coumadin (warfarin) etc..), your employer may restrict you. But being an active marine captain does not increase your risk of dvt. I would look into "requirement/exclusion" criteria. Good luck.

In brief: Should not be...

Dvt can be caused by many diseases as well as idiopathic (unkown cause).
If u had DVT from, say trauma/surgery, and now perfectly fine and not on med, this should not be a problem. If currently taking blood thinner (coumadin (warfarin) etc..), your employer may restrict you. But being an active marine captain does not increase your risk of dvt. I would look into "requirement/exclusion" criteria. Good luck.
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