Venous ulcers

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I apologize if this is the wrong forum for this, I was not sure where to post it.

I suffered a blood clot in my leg after surgery two years ago. This was treated with 15mg Xarelto BID, followed by 10mg Xarelto for 3 months. This resolved the issue.

I suffered a second blood clot in the other leg a few months later, which was treated with 20mg of Xarelto once a day, following the initial 15mg BID. This did not fully resolve the clot. This issue was not followed properly and the valves in that leg are now damaged. I asked to have the Xarelto reduced to 15mg daily, as it was causing issues with my hemorrhoids.

I had a bowel bleeding issue (not hemorrhoids) about two months ago, so I stopped the Xarelto temporarily, and the bleeding stopped. An unrelated MRI did not identify any bowel issues. However, I started to get sores on the veins on my legs that would not heal after I stopped taking the Xarelto.

I saw a Haematologist about the sores, and he suggested that they were too high on the lower leg to be venous ulcers but were more likely to be auto-immune related. This made no sense to me. I recently had another suspected blood clot, so I restarted my 15mg of Xarelto BID. The venous ulcers are healing now, so I'm even more perplexed by the above diagnosis. I have a follow-up booked.

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