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Deep Vein Thrombosis

Also called: Blood Clot In The Leg, Blood clot in leg, DVT, Deep Venous Thrombosis

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Hi If you suffer from Raynaud's, it could be a factor but a limited one. Are you on any meds for it. ED drugs can help, or if like me you could...
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Hi As long as you consider yourself to be healthy, and have no blood problems, then low dose aspirin may help dissolve small blood clots and get you...
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No.  This is usually caused by high blood sugar.  Have your blood tested.  Or it can be caused by drinking alcohol or toxic chemicals...
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As is the case with most medical illnesses, prevention is of prime importance. Minimizing risk factors is key to deep vein thrombosis prevention. In...
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Pulmonary embolism is the major complication of deep vein thrombosis. It can present with chest pain and shortness of breath and is a life...
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Superficial Thrombophlebitis Treatment for superficial blood clots is symptomatic with: Warm compresses. Leg compression. An anti-inflammatory...
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Blood is meant to flow; if it becomes stagnant there is a potential for it to clot. The blood in veins is constantly forming microscopic clots that...
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The diagnosis of a superficial or deep thrombosis often relies on the clinical skill of the health care practitioner. Diagnostic tests need to be...
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The diagnosis of superficial thrombophlebitis is made clinically. Ultrasound is now the standard method of diagnosing the presence of a deep vein...
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Superficial thrombophlebitis Blood clots in the superficial vein system most often occur due to trauma to the vein, which causes a small blood clot...
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Ask whether you need blood thinner to lower the chances of this hospital risk. Find out what symptoms you should look for, and what exercises you can...
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Three factors can increase the risk of deep vein thrombosis:Slowed blood flow. If you have surgery or are inactive for a period of time (for example...
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Assessing your riskDeep vein thrombosis may first be suspected after a medical history and physical exam. The information gathered from these initial...
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Home treatment for deep vein thrombosis focuses on safety while taking anticoagulants because of the increased risk for bleeding.Anticoagulant...
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Preventive measures are used before and after any procedure or event that increases your risk of deep vein thrombosis. These measures include:Taking...
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