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Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a medical condition in which a blood clot (thrombus) forms in one of the deep veins of the body. Most commonly, DVTs are located within leg veins. However, they occasionally can be found in pelvic or arm veins.
Deep vein thrombosis is a serious condition that can lead to long-term health problems if not treated.
While some people with deep vein thrombosis may be asymptomatic, most common symptoms include:
The following factors increase a patient’s risk of developing a deep vein thrombosis:
Some common risk factors for deep vein thrombosis include:
There are several treatments available for people with deep vein thrombosis (DVT), including:
Early detection and treatment of DVT is critical to avoid more serious health risks. If you are experiencing any kind of DVT symptoms, urgently contact your health provider. The vein specialists at Vein Doctors Sydney can provide an assessment, ultrasound scan and perform required interventional procedures for DVT if required.
There are a few things that should not be done if someone is diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis. These include:
There is no specific time frame for when you should see your healthcare provider after developing a deep vein thrombosis.
Early detection and treatment are critical for avoiding more serious health risks. If you experience any kind of DVT symptoms, don’t hesitate to give a call to vein specialist Sydney. We provide the best service for vein problems and can help you get started on the path to recovery.
This consultation is the perfect way for you to learn about what we can do to help you become free of the pain and discomfort of your varicose veins. From start to finish a consultation takes about 45 minutes and the valuable information you will receive will enable you to make important healthcare decisions about your varicose veins.