- What is the likely cause of my deep vein thrombosis?
- What is the treatment for this blood clot? Medicine? Surgery?
- Am I at risk for pulmonary embolism?
- Am I at risk for having another blood clot in the future?
- Do I need to take an anticoagulant to prevent blood clots? For how long?
- Do I need to make any lifestyle changes to reduce my risk of blood clots?
- Is it safe for me to travel?
- Does deep vein thrombosis increase my risk for other health problems?
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