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Deep Vein Thrombosis

Also known as Thromboembolism, Venous Thromboembolism

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  • DVT WORRY

    In october 2017 I had a lump of blood vessels removed from my knee In April 2018 I travelled to las vegas - 10hr flight Its been a month since i flew, but For the past few days my leg has felt really strange (same leg had knee op done) - the only way i can describe it.  Its not massively painful,...

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  • Blood Clots High D-Dimer and Chest CT High Anxiety Please Help

    Ok, so down a week on the celexa and nothing has seemingly changed..not feeling any better but not really surprising...What is surprsing, blood clots....It has been my main concern for about 4 days now and i can't seem to get over it like most stuff..I went to the er after a dull chest pain in my...

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  • DVT - how much longer??

    I don't do ill. Don't get flu etc. But the last 3+ weeks have consisted of back pain/leg pain, severe anxiety attack and when I thought I was better and good to go my legged swelled massively. Went to docs who referred me to hospital as he believed I had DVT and gave me an injection in my stomach....

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  • applying for health/travel insurance with a DVT

    Hi guys,  I'm 23 years old and had a DVT back in 2016, still currently taking warfrine! I have recently been offered a job in Florida having taken the 12 month contract and sent of all visa applications for a J-1 Visa...  the next problem I am facing in insurance to cover myself if anything...

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  • Blood clots?

    My ankle has been hurting for about 10 days. The veins around my ankle bone and the base of my foot look black and it is swollen and so painful. I went to the ER on Saturday and he said it was a blood clot but not to be too worried and sent me home, no blood work, no hands on exam. I went to the doctor...

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  • My legs where itchy , and so swollen at times the skin o...

    My legs where itchy , and so swollen at times the skin on my shins was red ,shiny and I felt my legs would burst, so uncomfortable. A visit to the surgery resulted in being told my B P was up. I do also suffer from water retention, hence the swelling. The nurse had a talk with my Dr. (I didn't...

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  • Lump in my upper left thigh

    I went to the ER this morning due to a rashy lump on my leg since I had some symptoms of DVT, like tenderness, cramping, & pain that extended down to my foot. They asked about blot clot history, which I have none, then did a physical examination as well as an ultrasound and the doctor just said that...

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  • Help please

    Let me tell you all my story. So last week Monday Feb 26-Wednesday Feb 28 I was out of town for school. Only an hour drive from home. On my trip for school we ate seafood both nights and raw oysters Tuesday night. Woke up a Wednesday and both my ankles and the top of my feet were swollen. Didnt think...

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  • Advice please :)

    Hi I had unexpected Gallbladder removal surgery on 27.12.2017, about 3 weeks later I started to get a band like tightness in my left lower leg. There is no pain just a weird feeling like something is tight on my leg. I went to my GP and she referred me for a ultrasound for DVT, which came back negative....

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  • post thrombotic syndrome work/pip mobility uk

    Hi im 30 male uk and was diagnosed with DVT in my left leg in 2010, about 3/6 months later had multi pulmonary emboli in lungs and soon after pneumonia. Then in 2011  i was diagnosed with reoccurring clot.  Since that day my leg swells 4 to 5 inches bigger then my other leg after i stand or...

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  • Veins in leg

    The veins in one of my legs behind the knee are visible and blue. You can see them easily and in my other leg behind the knee you can not see the veins at all. Behind the knee where you can see the veins there is a tiny bit of pain sometimes. I’m scared this may be DVT or something because it’s only...

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  • DVT without a lot of pain and swelling

    Anyone here had a DVT in a leg vein without the classic symptoms like swelling, redness and a lot of pain?  From what I've been reading online you can have DVT with minor symptoms.  Went to my doctor and he says you have to have a lot of pain and swelling.  I told him he was wrong...

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  • Maintenance of PTS after DVT

    Hello DVT'ers ​This is my first question/venture onto this forum - I'd be most grateful if you could comment or maybe refer me to an existing topic chain that already covers this. Thanks. DVT diagnosed May 2017; subcutaneous Heparin for a while and now trying to keep INR to about 2.5 using warfarin...

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  • Leaflet said not to just stop Edoxoban, Cardiologist said you can

    Hi, following a DVT December 2016 have been on thinners, clot took a long time to disperse and therefore was told to keep taking for 6 months, also had concerns over whether I have AF as I sometimes have these weird heart beats so was told to stay on the thinners as a precaution.  Saw cardiologist...

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  • Bruise extreme pain and swelling worse over many hours

    Should I be worried? Don’t want to extend details other then a picture as it hurts to even hold arm up to type. bruising began over 7 hours ago due to a puncture wound, photo taken just a few minutes ago. Clot? Should I go to the dr. I feel fine other than the terrible pain. This happened in the past...

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  • Dvt

    I was diagnosed with acute dvt in left calf 4 weeks ago. Been kn rivaroxaban have 7 tables left after 6 weeks but still getting cramping sensation in my calves. I had a ct scan 4 weeks ago they said as a precaution but still not been worked. Constantly worried i am going to die. Othereise i feel ok apart...

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  • Looking for advice

    For the past few months I have been experiencing a wide variety of awful symptoms and I’m really looking for advice and guidance. I am only a 24 year old girl and am very scared. It starting out with left chest pain and pain in my arm and shoulder along with shortness of breath and feeling like I get...

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  • Stopping blood thinners

    I've been on xarelto for about 3 months and my doc wants me to stop as his recommended treatment was 3 months. I'm really nervous and scared to stop bc I'm scared I will have another clot. Anyone else ever go through this anxiety? 

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  • Wearing compression calf sleeve

    Hi. I’ve got a a dvt in both legs. I found wearing a compression calf sleeve helps with the aching and tightness. But my dr says not to wear them because I’ve already got th dvt. But I find not wearing them makes my symptoms worse. Looked on line and some people wear them some don’t. Help

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  • Thrombolysis procedure as a treatment for DVT after 8 weeks?

    Hello everybody, I got DVT in my arm   6 weeks ago when it was discovered I had a chance to do the troblolysis procedure in hospital but I pulled it down due to bleeding risks and because the procedure recommended in first 2 weeks (I came after 4 weeks). After that I saw another private vascular...

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  • Spots

    Had a DVT a month ago. (Occurred after my PE which is a bit of a mystery because I was already on blood thinners, but these things happen I guess.) Started with cramp pain in my right calf. Bugger it hurt! Continuing on Pradaxa (dibigatran) blood thinners no problems. The leg is no longer in pain,...

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  • DVT and Pain

    About 5 days ago my right leg became really swollen. 4 days ago it became painful to walk. I went to the doctor who immediately sent me to the emergency room and told me I had a blood clot from calf to groin. It's only been a few days, and I am on blood thinner, but the amount of pain I feel when...

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  • Xarelto leg cramps

    For those of you on Xarelto have you noticed cramping in your legs unrelated to DVT? I have cramping that comes and goes in both legs. My DVT was only in my left leg but my right leg is cramping as well. I had an ultrasound done of the right leg and it was clear. No one seems to be able to tell me why...

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  • Enlarged spleen

    Dvt in left leg, p.e. in both lungs May this year, have been on Rivaroxaban since May and now had new scan and my Spleen is enlarged (worried sick again) having blood tests ect to find out what's going on, has anyone else come across this situation while taking their meds?

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  • Calf pain/numbness & now shoulder pain/numbness

    Hi! I am a 25 year old female. Last summer I fell down the stairs and came on my back and my 2 legs which caused serious pain both my back and legs. Bruises came out and pain faded away with time. About 4 weeks ago I started the gym... I work full-time on a desk and I was going straight to the gym and...

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  • DVT in calf - now pain in other leg.

    I was diagnosed with a DVT in my left calf about 6 weeks ago and started on Xarelto. I am now having cramping leg pain in my right leg. My doctor says it isn't another clot bc I'm on Xarelto. I'm worried it could be though. I know it's unlikely to clot while on blood thinners but is it...

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  • Scared of dvt

    For the past few days I've been having pain in my right leg that's more in the calf but the pain moves up and down the leg. It hurts more when I walk and is better when resting . It feels kind of like a sharp pain but also sometimes feels like tightness . I know I'm at risk because I take...

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  • DVT and Testosterone

    I've had 5 surgeries on my right leg due to blood clots. I'm a bodybuilder and have competed in amateur contests. I thought I was in great shape until I started experiencing great pain in my right calf. I ended up in hospital a year ago and they tried to release the clot with Heparin, etc. I...

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  • Eliquis apixaban any one taking them Just diagnosed with a dvt

    just returned from holiday 4 hour flight while over there I had a bad leg cramp thought I pulled a muscle extreme pain went to local doctor sent me for a scan ended up in hospital for 5 days with large clot behind my knee started me on injections of clexane now home doctor has given me tablets eliquis...

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  • Help or advice

    ok will keep this short as dont want to go on too much. I had like a annoying throbbing pain in my calf back of knee area tuesday night. It then stopped on weds and then came back last night and has been there all day today. I googled it and it came up for DVT , i suffer with sever anxiety so that hasnt...

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