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Deep Vein Thrombosis Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Deep Vein Thrombosis

  1. Pulmonary Embolism: A Complication of DVT

    A PE, a blood clot that's moved into your lung, can be life-threatening. If you've been diagnosed with DVT, follow your treatment plan and be aware of this risk.

  2. Treatment for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

    Learn more from WebMD about treating deep vein thrombosis.

  3. Blood Thinner Basics

    Blood thinners don't actually thin your blood, but they can stop blood clots from forming or growing larger. But while these drugs can save your life, they also come with their share of risks.

  4. What You Can Do About DVT

    After you find out you have deep vein thrombosis, or a blood clot in your vein, you'll want to avoid dangerous complications and stop more clots from forming.

  5. How to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

    Even if you're at risk, you can take steps to prevent potentially dangerous blood clots in your legs after surgery, on bed rest, and when traveling.

  6. Blood Clots

    Blood clots stop bleeding, but they can also form in the body when they're not needed. The process of making a clot depends on a series of chemical reactions.

  7. Is It DVT or Something Else?

    If you have painful, red, or swollen legs, you’ll want to find out why. Some conditions that affect the veins in your legs are harmless, while others can be deadly. Here’s how to tell the difference.

  8. Does Alcohol Affect Deep Vein Thrombosis?

    The relationship between alcohol and deep vein thrombosis may depend on what, and how much, you pour in your glass.

  9. How Weight Affects DVT

    Being obese makes you more likely to get a blood clot in a deep vein than people of normal weight.

  10. Complications of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

    While not everyone will have trouble, if you have DVT, you're at risk for damage to your veins and organs, and other life-threatening problems.

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