Treatment For Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Swelling of the lower limbs in a person can be due to several factors. Deep vein thrombosis is one of the less diagnosed and scary causes. Blood vessels that carry impure blood back to the heart from any part of the body. A person can develop clots in the blood vessels of his leg, leading to swelling, heavy and sometimes severe pain is known as deep vein thrombosis.
In many cases of DVT, there are no symptoms other than swelling. Common symptoms include swelling, tenderness, pain in the leg, worsening with standing or walking, temperature sensitivity, and skin cyanosis (bluishness).
History of DVT
Prothrombotic state (blood clotting condition)
After the operations
Pregnancy or inpatient taking contraceptive pills
Stay physically active - important after surgery and during long journeys.
Stretching and moving your legs is one of the simplest and most effective things you can do to stop the blood from settling in the deep veins of the calf.
Maintain a normal weight.
Drink plenty of water.
Avoid excessive alcohol, which can lead to dehydration.