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Deep Vein Thrombosis Health Center

Health Quiz

Blood Clot & DVT Quiz

Are You at Risk for a Deep Blood Clot?

Deep vein thrombosis, a blood clot deep in the veins, develops in 2 million Americans a year. It leads to a life-threatening embolism in one-third of people. Discover your key risks.

  1. Have you been on bed rest for more than three days?
  2. Have you recently had major surgery?
  3. Have you recently been treated for cancer?
  4. Do you have heart problems?
  5. Are you pregnant or taking birth control pills or hormone therapy?
  6. Do you travel on long flights or road trips?
  7. Are you overweight?
  8. Do you smoke?
  9. Do you have swelling, tenderness, or redness in your leg?

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