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If I like to sleep during long flights, is there anything I can do to prevent dvts?
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Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: Yes
Walking or moving is one of the best things you can do on a long flight to prevent a dvt.
Another possibility is to take an Aspirin to prevent your platelets from clotting to form the dvt. Before taking an aspirin, discuss it with your primary care doctor to assure that it is safe for you.

In brief: Yes
Walking or moving is one of the best things you can do on a long flight to prevent a dvt.
Another possibility is to take an Aspirin to prevent your platelets from clotting to form the dvt. Before taking an aspirin, discuss it with your primary care doctor to assure that it is safe for you.
Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry
In brief: Sleep
Please stretch, walk when you can and be aware of the symptoms of dvt.

In brief: Sleep
Please stretch, walk when you can and be aware of the symptoms of dvt.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Dr. Ravi Chand
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Remain well hydrated and wear compression stockings. I won't fly without implanting these.
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