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Description of Deep vein thrombosis

Definition of Deep vein thrombosisAccording to dictionary definition  Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body. Most deep vein clots occur in the lower leg or thigh. If the vein swells, the condition is called thrombophlebitis. A DVT can break loose and cause a serious problem in the lung, called a pulmonary embolism.  Causes and Risk Factors of Deep vein thrombosisAccording to dictionary definition  Sitting still for a long time can make you more likely to get a DVT. Some medicines and disorders that increase your risk for blood clots can also lead to DVTs.  Signs and Symptoms of Deep vein thrombosisAccording to dictionary definition  Common symptoms are:1. Warmth and tenderness over the vein2. Pain or swelling in the part of the body affected3. Skin redness  Treatment of Deep vein thrombosisAccording to dictionary definition  Treatment includes:1. Medicines to ease pain and inflammation2. Medicines break up clots3. Medicines keep new clots from forming4. Keeping the affected area raised5. Applying moist heat6. Drink plenty of liquids