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Could I have deep vein thrombosis due to being pregnant, or is there another reason for this?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
9 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Pregnancy increases the risk of venous thromboembolism. But you should get checked out anyways to be sure.

In brief: Yes

Pregnancy increases the risk of venous thromboembolism. But you should get checked out anyways to be sure.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes and maybe

Yes, pregnancy alone could be enough reason for you to develop a dvt, as drs.
Bansal and korona said, but there are certainly other reasons why people can develop a dvt--even if pregnant. One of the reasons might be an inherited tendency toward increased clotting (called a thrombophilia).

In brief: Yes and maybe

Yes, pregnancy alone could be enough reason for you to develop a dvt, as drs.
Bansal and korona said, but there are certainly other reasons why people can develop a dvt--even if pregnant. One of the reasons might be an inherited tendency toward increased clotting (called a thrombophilia).
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

2 in 1000 pregnant ladies get dvt.

In brief: Yes

2 in 1000 pregnant ladies get dvt.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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