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How do you know if you have deep vein thrombosis?

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Deep vein thrombosis is tough to detect. That’s why it’s a good idea to know what puts you at risk so you can avoid getting it.

From: Could I Get Deep Vein Thrombosis? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/OrthoInfo: “Deep Vein Thrombosis.”

Society of Interventional Radiology: ”Deep Vein Thrombosis Overview.”

CDC: “Deep Vein Thromboembolism (Blood Clots).”

Cleveland Clinic: “Blood Clotting Disorders You Can Inherit,” “Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Prevention.”

University of Connecticut Korey Stringer Institute: “Deep Vein Thrombosis.”

National Blood Clot Alliance/Stop The Clot: “Women’s Health,” “Know the Symptoms of DVT and PE.”

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “How Can Deep Vein Thrombosis Be Prevented?”

Mayo Clinic: “Deep Vein Thrombosis.”

American Heart Association: “Understand Your Risk for Excessive Blood Clotting.”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on November 10, 2018

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/OrthoInfo: “Deep Vein Thrombosis.”

Society of Interventional Radiology: ”Deep Vein Thrombosis Overview.”

CDC: “Deep Vein Thromboembolism (Blood Clots).”

Cleveland Clinic: “Blood Clotting Disorders You Can Inherit,” “Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Prevention.”

University of Connecticut Korey Stringer Institute: “Deep Vein Thrombosis.”

National Blood Clot Alliance/Stop The Clot: “Women’s Health,” “Know the Symptoms of DVT and PE.”

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “How Can Deep Vein Thrombosis Be Prevented?”

Mayo Clinic: “Deep Vein Thrombosis.”

American Heart Association: “Understand Your Risk for Excessive Blood Clotting.”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on November 10, 2018

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