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Could reducing my weight reduce my chance for a dvt?
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Dr. Craig Brown
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: DVT
There are many risk factors for dvt.
One known risk factor is obesity. Yes, weight loss in a obese patient could result in less of a risk of dvt. There are many other risk factors including but not excluding smoking, prolonged immobilization, certain medications, and genetic risks.

In brief: DVT
There are many risk factors for dvt.
One known risk factor is obesity. Yes, weight loss in a obese patient could result in less of a risk of dvt. There are many other risk factors including but not excluding smoking, prolonged immobilization, certain medications, and genetic risks.
Dr. Craig Brown
Dr. Craig Brown
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In brief: Likely
If you are obese and sedentary, weight loss and exercize can reduce risk.
There are other factors which may play a role as well.

In brief: Likely
If you are obese and sedentary, weight loss and exercize can reduce risk.
There are other factors which may play a role as well.
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