7 doctors weighed in:

After a blood clot has been found in the body and treated with medicines, could a repeat ultrasound be done?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It's not uncommon for a repeat ultrasound to be performed to assess for any residual clot.

In brief: Yes

It's not uncommon for a repeat ultrasound to be performed to assess for any residual clot.
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Thank
Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Should be done

After having a blood clot and being treated for it, it is important to know whether the clot is completely gone or not and to know if the clot has damaged the vein where it was.

In brief: Should be done

After having a blood clot and being treated for it, it is important to know whether the clot is completely gone or not and to know if the clot has damaged the vein where it was.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
Thank
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Clot

The answer is yes.
Sometimes repeat ultrasounds are preformed to make sure the clot has compeltely dissolved. A repeat ultrasound may show minimal wall thickening in the lower extremities compatible with old clot.

In brief: Clot

The answer is yes.
Sometimes repeat ultrasounds are preformed to make sure the clot has compeltely dissolved. A repeat ultrasound may show minimal wall thickening in the lower extremities compatible with old clot.
Dr. Joseph Maklansky
Dr. Joseph Maklansky
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
26 years in practice
49M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors