Deep Vein Thrombosis : What is it & treatments Story by Dr. Kabir Sethi, DM Cardiology •
Deep Vein Thrombosis : What is it & treatments
Acondition in which the blood clots form in veins located deep inside the body, usually in the thigh or lower legs. This can cause pain and swelling in the area.
The symptoms observed are swelling, cramping and pain in the affected area.
Deep vein thrombosis occurs when blood clots form in veins located deep inside the body, often in the legs. These blood clots form due to various reasons including damage to the veins, not moving for a long duration, and pregnancy.
Diagnosis involves physical examination and other tests to confirm the condition.
- Treatable by a medical professional
- Diagnosed by medical professional
- Often requires lab test or imaging
- Can last several months or years
- Common for ages 50 and older
- Family history may increase likelihood
- Urgent medical attention recommended in severe cases
Anticoagulants: Also known as blood thinners, are recommended to prevent the clots from rupturing, and decrease the chances of further clot formation.
Heparin . Warfarin
Thrombolytic drugs: Given intravenously to dissolve the existing clots.
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