History of DVT w/vinecava filter tightness above knee w/swelling in calf and ankle itching behind the knee and aching on lovenox (enoxaparin) 120 sub Q2x day new clot?
Possible. Unfortunately, though rare, you can still develop a clot even on medication. The filter doesn't prevent clot it just prevents it from shooting up to the lung.
Likely. The vena cava filter will nöt prevent clot DVT but will decrease embolism to the lungs. The Lovenox (enoxaparin) should reduce your risk DVT . Based on your history it appears you have a hypercoagulable condition. This may be due to some factor like apac, c, s deficiency or malignancy. See a doctor as thrombophlbitis should be considered.
New clot is possible. Although you are anticoagulated with lovenox, (enoxaparin) it is still possible to have a another clot. The fact that you have a ivc filter should protect you from developing a pulmonary embolism. You may need to switch your anticoagulation agent to another low molecular weight Heparin or xarelto or warfarin.
I have a history of DVT and pulmonary embolism. Recently, I developed intense pain in my leg with no swelling. But it's red and painful. I am short of breath and have a nagging dry cough. What should I do?
Short of breath. Go to er and be checked, very suspicious symptoms for svt and pe again. Read more...
Could be additional. Dvt or pe. Seek medical attention now. Read more...