Deep Vein Thrombosis

About- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) also called deep vein thrombophlebitis, or venous thrombosis occurs when a blood clot develops in a vein deep in the body usually in legs.
 Swelling, pain and tenderness in the affected leg
 The pain may start in the calf and feel like cramping or soreness
 Warmth feeling in the affected leg
 Red or discoloured Skin
 Large veins near the skin’s surface 
 A personal or family history of deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism
 Cancer treatment
 Crohn's disease
 Heart failure
 Prolonged bed rest
 Side effects of certain medications
 Sitting for long periods
 Surgery complications
 Trauma or injury to a vein
 Ulcerative colitis
 Use of birth control pills

Specialists to Visit -
 Emergency Medicine Doctor


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Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

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