Reviewed by Minesh
Khatri, MD on
November 13, 2017
IMAGE PROVIDED BY:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: “Deep Vein Thrombosis.”
American Society of Hematology: “Blood Clots,” “Myths and Facts.”
CDC: “Blood Clots and Travel: What You Need to Know,” “Venous Thromboembolism (Blood Clots)”
Cleveland Clinic: “Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)”
Familydoctor.org: “Deep Vein Thrombosis.”
Harvard Medical School: “Leg clots (aka deep-vein thrombosis): an immediate and long-term health hazard.”
National Center for Biotechnology Information: “The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism.”
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: “What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?”
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: “Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis.”
This tool does not provide medical advice.
See additional information.
THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.
© 2017 WebMD, LLC. All rights reserved.