Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT): Symptoms
The formation of a clot in a deep of the leg or lower . Symptoms may include pain, swelling, warmth, and redness in the affected area. Also called DVT.
About DVT Symptoms
The signs and symptoms of (DVT) might be related to DVT itself or (PE). See your doctor right away if you have signs or symptoms of either condition. Both DVT and PE can cause serious, possibly life-threatening problems if not treated.
Only about half of the people who have DVT have signs and symptoms. These signs and symptoms occur in the leg affected by the deep clot. They include:Swelling of the leg or along a in the leg Pain or tenderness in the leg, which you may feel only when standing or walking Increased warmth in the area of the leg that’s swollen or painful Red or discolored on the leg
Some people aren’t aware of a deep clot until they have signs and symptoms of PE. Signs and symptoms of PE include:Unexplained shortness of breath Pain with deep breathing up