The Best Deep Vein Thrombosis In Mumbai
Deep Vien Thrombosis is a condition where a blood clot is found in one or more of the deep veins in the body. Generally, you will find this condition in the legs.
Deep Vein Thrombosis is caused due to blood clots. The reason behind it includes surgery, injury, lack of mobility, medications, smoking, cancer, being overweight, family history of deep vein thrombosis, etc.
The symptoms of deep vein thrombosis include swelling in your leg or arm, a severe headache, discolored skin, veins close to the surface of your skin that may be larger than usual, abdominal or flank pain, pain or tenderness in your leg or arm, and an area of skin that feels warmer than the skin around it.
Some patients have to be treated in hospitals only. Usually, doctors recommend medication like anticoagulants, wearing compression stockings, and elevating your affected leg(s) at various times throughout the day can help. The treatment is done by keeping in the mind to prevent the clot from growing. Besides that, treatment may help prevent a pulmonary embolism and reduce your risk of having additional clots.
What are the complications of deep vein thrombosis?
Deep vein thrombosis can lead to pulmonary embolism, postphlebitic syndrome, and other complications during treatment.
What kind of medication will be prescribed by the doctors?
Doctors prescribe the medication to thin your blood. Heparin, enoxaparin (Lovenox), fondaparinux (Arixtra), or warfarin are the possible medications (Coumadin).
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