Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT, Blood Clot in the Legs) Center

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot in the deep veins, and can be caused by broken bones, trauma to a limb, immobility, medications, smoking, cancer, genetic predisposition, and cancer. Symptoms of a deep vein thrombosis in a leg are swelling, tenderness, redness, warmth, and pain. Treatments for DVT include medications and surgery. Read more: Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT, Blood Clot in the Legs) Article

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/5/2021

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