Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment Questions
Is it safe to fly with a partially dissolved ovarian blood clot?
Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment - 3 weeks ago1 answer
I had surgery bowel resection surgery in May. The post-surgery CT found an ovarian blood clot. I was given Xarelto for 3 months. Vaginal bleeding began, and then stopped. The blood clot is dissolved somewhat, but is still present. Is it safe for me to fly?
Should compression stockings be used when running?
Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment - 5 months ago1 answer
I had contradictory advice from different vascular surgeons. One stated that the blood when running goes up really fast in the veins and that wearing stockings could create skin problems.
I have femoropopliteal DVT (diagnosed 5 months ago) and use class II thigh-high stockings. Again, here some suggest knee-high instead.
Can a blood clot in your groin area be lasered out?
Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment - 9 months ago1 answer
I have a blood clot in my groin and it has been there for some time because the doctor said it was cemented in so he could not remove it. Is there a way he could he have lasered it out?
I have a month-old clot in the GSV 2cm away from the SFJ.
Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment - 10 months ago2 answers
I have a clot in the GSV 2 cm away from the SFJ in the left leg. I am on anticoagulants; maintaining an INR between 2.5 and 3.5. Is it enough to prevent DVT?
Can I drive an automatic gear car? In the sitting position, is the blood flow through the femoral vein enough? What positions should I avoid? While lying on the bed, should I keep the pillow under my legs continuously?