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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), is a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body most of which are in your lower leg or thigh. Discuss topics including symptoms, treatments and prevention methods.

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I injured my calf falling down a ladder. My leg was caught and I bruised my calf and shin bone pretty bad. I still had some pain/discomfort in my calf and achilles 4 weeks after fall. Finally in the 5th week is feeling pretty good. I d...
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hello,I have what appears to be a blocked vein in my penis. It is located bottom left,from near base to near tip, it appears to be slightly larger and harder than normal, and the restriction leaves like a hollow section on the left side...
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Hello, For the past 1 1/2 months my leg has felt sore. It doesn't interrupt my day to day activities but its noticeable. There is no swelling, redness, or warmth. It seems to occur along my whole leg and is not constant or consistent. ...
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Two years ago I was diagnosed with a DVT in my right leg. The doctor put me on Coumadin and told me to wear a compression stocking. It improved rapidly but still gets a little swollen around the toes sometimes. Now my left leg and foo...
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My daughter was recently told she has DVT she played soccer almost the whole time she was in school..Now she has a large vain going down her leg that looks like a really bad busted varicose vain...I live near Houston Texas in Baytown doe...
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18 years old, no recent surgery, always on my feet, no recent long trips... Bumped the front of my right leg right there on that bone at work and it bruised two weeks later there's still a knot there but yesterday I had a pain on the bot...
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Would it look and feel the same as any other blood clot or would you not know about it?
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I am a 32 year old male and have a DVT in my calf and thigh. I have have been on clexane injections for almost 2 months. I am also an alcoholic and would regulary binge drink for 1-2 weeks at a time. My doctor has advised against drinkin...
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Hello All, I had surgery for deviated septum on December 26th 2013. The nurse placed the IV in my left hand. She had numbed the area before inserting the IV so I could not feel if she was"fishing" for the vein or not. Surgery went wel...
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I just noticed this today while taking a hot bath. I got a stinging pain right below my bicep on my left arm, which was bent. I rubbed my fingers across the spot and it felt like a vein was swollen. A few seconds after straightening my a...
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You would think this is a simple yes or no answer but I can't find it anywhere. I will be on Coumadin for life because of a heredity blood clotting factor(V Leiden). I also have terrible acid reflux. Sometimes it feels like my chest i...
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What are the diffirance but the fact one is a pill and other injection. What is safer and better? Thank you!
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Hello. I had PE 2 months a go. Now taking HLMW - Clexan 80 ml every 12 hours. Im stopped the IVF treatments, not smoking and not taking anything ealse but the Clexan. Id like to know about the period I cant continue the IVF - is it 6 m...
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Hello I have had a DVT of the right and left arm since August 20,2013. But for the past wekk or so i been having pain in my hand mostly in my thumb. It is hard for me to grip anything and sometimes i can move my hand a certain way and it...
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I have been having some issues with circulation for about a year now - ex. light headed upon standing, cold hands and feet, ends of my toes turning blueish - but recently after sitting for long periods (10-20 minutes) with my legs crosse...
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Hi, I am looking for support for my varicose veins! I have what would be considered a pretty severe case and I'm only 31 and male. I've had them since youth, but after all the chaos in my life in that past 5 yrs, I haven't been in touch...
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I do not know where to post this question...because I can not find a vein forum...but my symptoms are in my leg veins, so I will ask here... My doctor has not diagnosed me for the past 13 year. My legs hurt when I stand up, or walk. ...
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I have diabetic neuropathy left food is almost completely numb. Six months ago I had a series of very painful falls. One time I ended up with concussion, etc. A couple of times the fall was especially painful but the bruises didn't s...
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I have been on warfarin now for 9 days. Started out with injections 2x a day also with Warfarin. My INR is still only at 1.5...what could be keeping it from coming up. I am now up to 15mg of Warfarin. I have recently read that it may be ...
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I am about 7 weeks post partum. This past weekend I went on a road trip, I did a lot Of walking but also a lot of sitting. On Saturday I noticed above my ankle hurt, it's my left ankle on the outerside kind of towards the front. The...
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