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(Deep vein thrombosis)
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) (also known as deep venous thrombosis or economy class syndrome) is the formation of a bl...
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Warfarin 6,226 Coumadin 4,667 Heparin 3,252
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DVT, femoral vein, ankle to pelvis from 2.5 years ago...
" ...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 ...experience that massage would ... "

my massage therapist I had a DVT she said she couldn't give...
" ...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 twinge still does that. I saw a hematologist a couple weeks ago and he said ma... "

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... "

Just diagnosed with dvt, and advised against massage...
" ...and shoulder pain (too much computer time I think) and get massage which helps greatly. Is it safe to continue this or could warfarin introduce some other potential problems? I'm aghast... "

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The risk of having a silent DVT, even years down the road...
" ...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 not do much to help prevent DVT unless... "

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I don't plan to have my DVT leg massaged but has anyone...
" ...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 don't plan to have ... "

sister did before she knew it was a DVT and the clot went...
" ...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 stroke because we become sedentery(not sure if that spelled wrong)... "

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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 ...safe to get a massage on my ankle? My ...a little bit to get the swelling and circulatio... "

gong crazy. I had a DVT on my left upper thigh diagnosed...
" ...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 ...yesterday, I have constant pain going from ...walking, hot tub, massage, but ... "

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