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What's the appropriate treatment for a DVT (blood clot) in lower left leg?

Anticoagulation. Treatment would consist of anticoagulation with 6 to 12 months of blood thinners. I would also strongly recommend the use of compression stockings to reduce risk of future problems. A physician also needs to try to determine if this was a "provoked" or "unprovoked" dvt. If there was no obvious cause then further work up maybe needed. Read more...
Depends on details. A dvt's treatment depends on where it is located. If it involves only the calf veins and not the proximal deep veins (like the popliteal vein), then it may be treated with short term anticoagulation. If it involves the deep veins, six months of anticoagulation is standard. Of course, "appropriate" treatment must be individualized to each patient based on their medical risk factors. Details matter! Read more...
Anticoagulation bloo. Dvt should be treated with blood thinners to prevent clot progression, stabilize the clot, and prevent possible pulmonary embolism. The time frame for treatment will depend on initial clot location, and the presence of pulmonary embolism. Read more...

I have recently had a blood clot in my leg I had DVT but I have this pain in my lower left arm an it's so painful it hurts an turns colors?

See a doctor . You may have more circulatory problems you need to go have a work up, if you haven't already for thrombophilia.. A bold clotting profile. Who is following you sice your blood clot? Please call them now or go to a vein specialist: www.Phlebology.Org for doc in your area. Go to urgent care if you can't contact your doctor. Read more...
DVT. You may also have a DVT or some blockage in your arm. It is unusual to have it in such different sites unless one is predisposed to clotting or have a hypercoagulable disorder. You should likely seek medical evaluation. Read more...
Arm pain and Leg DVT. You should have your arm evaluated by seeing your PMD for a physical exam. If there is anything suggesting a clot then a venous ultrasound should be done of the arm veins. It would be most unusual to develop a clot in both the arm and leg at the same time unless you have an underlying clotting disorder. Read more...