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  1. Doppler Ultrasound

    A Doppler ultrasound test uses reflected sound waves to evaluate blood as it flows through a blood vessel.

  2. Deep Vein Thrombosis - Topic Overview

    What is deep vein thrombosis? Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot (thrombus) in a deep vein, usually in the legs.

  3. Compression Stockings for Deep Vein Thrombosis - Health Tools

    Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Compression Stockings: How to Use Them

  4. Post-Thrombotic Syndrome - Health Tools

    Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Compression Stockings: How to Use Them

  5. Deep Vein Thrombosis - What Increases Your Risk

    Many factors increase your risk for deep vein thrombosis. Some risk factors do not change, such as genetic blood irregularities, while other risk factors may change according to circumstances, such as pregnancy.

  6. Deep Vein Thrombosis - Other Treatment

    Learn about other treatments for deep vein thrombosis.

  7. Deep Vein Thrombosis - Medications

    Read about drugs used to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

  8. Deep Vein Thrombosis - Treatment Overview

    The main goals of treatment for deep vein thrombosis include preventing the blood clot from becoming larger and preventing clot from traveling to the lungs (pulmonary embolism).

  9. Deep Vein Thrombosis - Surgery

    Surgical removal of a blood clot resulting from deep vein thrombosis is usually considered only in rare cases where the clot is very large and blocking a major blood vessel, causing severe symptoms.

  10. Deep Vein Thrombosis - Home Treatment

    Home treatment for deep vein thrombosis focuses on safety while taking anticoagulants because of the increased risk for bleeding. Anticoagulant treatment for a first episode of deep vein thrombosis usually lasts for 3 to 6 months. While you are being trea

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