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Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) (also known as deep venous thrombosis or economy class syndrome) is the formation of a bl...Read on Wikipedia
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Warfarin 6,655 Coumadin 4,768 Heparin 3,388
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DVT and Massage
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VT, femoral vein, ankle to pelvis from 2.5 years ago -...
" is massage safe? I have a post-surgery DVT, femoral vein, ankle to pelvis from 2.5 years ago - no coumadin for 1.5 years. My question: is massage on my DVT leg safe? I have pulled ...know from past... "
y massage therapist I had a DVT she said she couldn't give m...
" ...my massage therapist I had a DVT she said she couldn't give me a massage. I am wondering if enough time has passed to give it a try again. It's been over 4 months. It does scare me but every little... "
4.5 years post DVT (no coumadin), and I do get massages....
" I'm 4.5 years post DVT (no coumadin), and I do get massages. ...been with have known what DVT is and ask appropriate questions, before and during the massage to make sure I'm comfortable.... "
put those air pump things on your legs to try to prevent DVT...
" Did they put those air pump things on your legs to try to prevent DVT? I liked them at first because they felt like a leg massage, but they left them on for 2 days, so... "
ust diagnosed with dvt, and advised against massage b...
" ...Just diagnosed with dvt, and advised against massage by my doctor. Obviously massaging the affected area could risk dislodging the clot but what I'm wondering is it fine while on Warfarin to... "
The risk of having a silent DVT, even years down the road...
" ...legs. The risk of having a silent DVT, even years down the road from the original injury, is too high to take this type of risk. The elastic compression hose you are referring to (like TEDs) do... "
I don't plan to have my DVT leg massaged but has anyone...
" ...a massage while on Coumadin? My clot is still present in thigh but I have been therapeutic for 3 months. I have gotten a variety of answers to this question from my different doctors. Of course I... "
sister did before she knew it was a DVT and the clot went...
" ...My sister did before she knew it was a DVT and the clot went up to her lungs,she was very lucky they caught it in time, she was in the hospital at the time. I was told that DVTs are common after a... "
ankle 2 months ago and got a DVT from the fracture. I have...
" ...2 months ago and got a DVT from the fracture. I have been on coumadin since the fracture and will ...its safe to get a massage on my ankle? My therapist ...a little bit to get the swelling and circulation... "
g crazy. I had a DVT on my left upper thigh diagnosed on...
" ...just gong crazy. I had a DVT on my left upper thigh diagnosed on 4/30, and i have been on Coumadin ever since I was released ...5/5. Starting yesterday, I have constant pain going from my hips... "
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