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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)!

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Dr. Radhika A (Md) 89% (13 ratings)
MD - Acupuncture, Diploma In Accupuncture, Advanced Diploma In Accupuncture
Acupuncturist, Delhi  •  13 years experience
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)!

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Treatment of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Homeopathic Treatment of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Psychotherapy Treatment of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Surgical Treatment of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Other Treatment of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
What is Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Symptoms of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Causes of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Risk factors of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Complications of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Lab Investigations and Diagnosis of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Precautions & Prevention of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Treatment of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Homeopathic Treatment of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Homeopathic treatment of deep vein thrombosis helps to dissolve the blood clots and reduce the possibility of a recurrence. It can give the effective results in shortest possible time and prevent further clot formation without any side effects. It clears the defect in circulation, improves its viscosity and revert it back to normal healthy blood circulation. It also reduces pain, tenderness and swelling in the affected leg. Some common homeopathic medicines for deep vein thrombosis  are:

Apis
Arnica
Bufo
Calc F
Crot H
Secale

Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Allopathic medications used to treat deep vein thrombosis include the use of anticoagulants. One group of medications is known as thrombolytics is also used such as tissue plasminogen activator (TPA), are given through an intravenous (IV) line to break up blood clots.

Surgical Treatment of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Common surgeries used to treat deep vein thrombosis are: 

Balloon Angioplasty
Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis
Stent Insertion
Thrombectomy
Vena Cava Interruption

What is Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)?

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is the formation of a blood clot forms in one or more of the deep veins in your body, usually in your legs. It is also known as Venous Thrombosis

Symptoms of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Swelling in the affected leg
Pain in your legPrecautions & Prevention of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Warmth over the affected area
Leg tenderness
Changes in your skin color, such as turning pale, red or blue

Causes of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

It when a blood clot forms in the veins that is deep in your body, often in your legs. Blood clots can be caused by many different things like anything that causes your blood not to circulate normally or clot properly.

Risk factors of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Being over age 60
Being overweight or obese
A family history of deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism
A pacemaker or a thin, flexible tube (catheter) in a vein
Injury to your veins or surgery
Prolonged bed rest, such as during a long hospital stay, or paralysis
Heart failure
Inflammatory bowel disease
Birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy
Cancer
Smoking
Inheriting a blood-clotting disorder

Complications of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Pulmonary embolism
Postphlebitic syndrome 
Diagnosis of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Diagnosis of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) involves the following tests:

Ultrasound
Blood test
Venography
CT or MRI scans

Precautions & Prevention of Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Exercise your lower calf muscles
Lose weight
Quit smoking
Control your blood pressure

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult a specialist & get answers to your questions!
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