Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a condition in which a blood clot develops within a deep vein in the body, causing pain and swelling. It affects as many as 900,000 Americans each year. It usually occurs in the legs, causing pain and swelling. To avoid serious complications, such as pulmonary embolism, it’s highly recommended that you seek immediate medical attention if you notice symptoms of deep vein thrombosis.
In this blog, we’ll discuss the leading causes of DVT.