Health Tip: Spot the Signs of Deep Venous Thrombosis

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A blood clot that usually forms in the leg

WEDNESDAY, April 28 (HealthDay News) -- Deep venous thrombosis is characterized by formation of a blood clot inside a vein that's deep within the body.

The U.S. National Library of Medicine offers this list of deep venous thrombosis symptoms:

  • Redness appearing on one leg.
  • One leg feeling unusually warm.
  • Pain in one leg, including when you stand or put your weight on the affected leg.
  • Soreness in one leg.
  • Swelling in one leg.

-- Diana Kohnle
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