How Can Common Treatment Help Relieve the Symptoms of DVT?

The goals of treatment for deep vein thrombosis is to prevent the blood clots from becoming larger, to prevent them from traveling to lungs, which can be pulmonary embolism, to prevent post-thrombotic syndrome, to prevent blood clots from returning.

All the treatments are to relieve the symptoms that blood clots bring about.

Blood thinner help eliminate the blood clots to clear the veins. It can also take a blood clot to form. The most common medicine used in treating DVT is anticoagulant medicines. You should take it for at least 3 months. The length varies based on your own health condition where your blood clots exist, such as  the condition of your affected leg.

 

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