Deep venous thrombos. Deep venous thrombosis can affect any body health in several ways the most commonly it can cause painful swelling of the extremity , post phlebitic syndrome.It can lead to pulmonary embolism which can cause pulmonary hypertension . If not careful about taking your medication , it can also cause sudden death.
Could be several. As dr. Rustagi said, post thrombotic syndrome (pts) is a possibility. Although the most immediate concern is to prevent a pulmonary embolism and possible death, the more long term concern is to make sure that your risk of post thrombotic syndrome is decreased. Wearing knee high, 30-40 mm hg compression stockings daily for 2 years after a DVT decreases your risk of pts by 50%.