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Deep Vein Thrombosis – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

When a blood clot forms deep in a vein in the body it is known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Blood clots occur because blood thickens and sticks together. While deep vein blood clots can occur anywhere in the body, most of them occur in the lower legs and thighs. An embolus is a blood clot that has broken off and is traveling through the blood stream. It is called a pulmonary embolism (PE) when […]