Deep vein thrombosis is a condition when a blood clot forms in a vein inside a human body. A clot is a cause of the blood that moves slowly through your veins. It’s a form of a clump of blood cells.
This condition forms in your thigh or lower leg. But it can also form in different areas in your body. A DVT can cause an illness that leads to a serious problem. And even fatal. DVT can cure and prevent if you discover it early.
Every person must be aware of DVT and PE when it occurs. People with DVT sometimes show no symptoms. But when you have PE, seek for a medical care right away. It can cause fatal ho human. You can always have PE, without the symptoms of DVT.
Symptoms of DVT:
Symptoms of PE:
Having a DVT can cause different illness if not caught early. Pulmonary Embolism (PE) is a serious complication of DVT. About 30% of affected people are at risk of having another illness. The other one is Post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS). It’s a condition caused by the damage of the clot to the valves in the vein. A person with PTS may experience skin redness, pain, and swelling. It can also cause an ulcer.
The lists below are factors with higher chance to develop DVT:
Injury in Vein Causes:
Slow Blood Flow Causes:
Estrogen Increase Causes:
Certain Illnesses such as:
Other factors at risk:
The diagnosis for this condition requires the following:
The following tips will help you in preventing DVT such as:
A medication is used to help in preventing DVT. Anticoagulants drugs is used to relieve pain. For PE it needs a serious medical attention to treat this condition. But there are drugs called thrombolytics used to dissolve the clot.
Treatment for DVT:
Treatment for PE: