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What are the common signs of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS)?

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Post-thrombotic syndrome symptoms include:

?Aches

?Heavy feeling

?Pain that gets worse when you stand and feels better when you raise the leg or rest

?Itching

?Tingling

?Cramping

?Swelling

?Leg ulcers

?Blue or brown color on skin

?Dry, flaky skin

?Newly developed varicose veins

?Hardened skin

?Pain that�s constant or lasts

PTS symptoms can be uncomfortable or even painful. They can lower your quality of life by making it hard for you to get around or be active.

They can be mild or serious. You might feel them all the time, or they may come and go.

SOURCES:

VascularCures.org: “What Is Post-Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS)?”

National Blood Clot Alliance: “Post-Thrombotic Syndrome.”

Cedars-Sinai Hospital: “Post-Thrombotic Syndrome.”

American Society of Hematology: “How I Treat in Brief: Managing Post-Thrombotic Syndrome.”

Reviewed by Carmelita Swiner on March 20, 2020

SOURCES:

VascularCures.org: “What Is Post-Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS)?”

National Blood Clot Alliance: “Post-Thrombotic Syndrome.”

Cedars-Sinai Hospital: “Post-Thrombotic Syndrome.”

American Society of Hematology: “How I Treat in Brief: Managing Post-Thrombotic Syndrome.”

Reviewed by Carmelita Swiner on March 20, 2020

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