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Can DVT show up several days after a flight?
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree
In brief: Dvt
Air travel related venous thrombosis is a real issue, and it certainly can manifest itself within a few days after airplane travel.
If you are concerned with regards to the possible issue of a deep vein thrombosis, I would suggest that she seek evaluation with a venous Doppler sonogram which will determine the presence, or absence of a clot.

In brief: Dvt
Air travel related venous thrombosis is a real issue, and it certainly can manifest itself within a few days after airplane travel.
If you are concerned with regards to the possible issue of a deep vein thrombosis, I would suggest that she seek evaluation with a venous Doppler sonogram which will determine the presence, or absence of a clot.
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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Dr. Robert Cuff
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
A DVT may show up several days after a prolonged period of inactivity ( transcontinental flight, hospitalization etc).
Most leg DVT start in the small venous pools in the calf muscle and may not be noticed until they progress to involve the larger veins of the leg. This may take hours or days after the inciting event.

In brief: Yes
A DVT may show up several days after a prolonged period of inactivity ( transcontinental flight, hospitalization etc).
Most leg DVT start in the small venous pools in the calf muscle and may not be noticed until they progress to involve the larger veins of the leg. This may take hours or days after the inciting event.
Dr. Robert Cuff
Dr. Robert Cuff
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Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Yes.

In brief: Yes
Yes.
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Dr. Mazen Ghani
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