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How long does it take to heal a deep vein thrombosis in the arm?

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In brief: Depends

Length of vein involved usually several months to resorb the clot or have good collateral development and reduced swelling.

In brief: Depends

Length of vein involved usually several months to resorb the clot or have good collateral development and reduced swelling.
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology

In brief: Arm DVT

If a DVT in the arm hasn't gone away in 6 months, or less, it's not going to go.
At that point, it would be called a chronic dvt.

In brief: Arm DVT

If a DVT in the arm hasn't gone away in 6 months, or less, it's not going to go.
At that point, it would be called a chronic dvt.
Dr. Ted King
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