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How much do you know about blood clots? If you have a cut, a blood clot is a good thing. But if a clot forms in a vein deep in your body and can’t dissolve on its own, it can cause deep vein thrombosis, or DVT.

DVT is easily treatable, but can be very dangerous and even life-threatening if left unchecked. Here, you can:

  • Learn how keeping your blood flowing can lower your risk blood clots, vein problems, and DVT
  • Find out about the link between birth control pills and blood clots
  • Understand the medical conditions, habits, and situations that can raise your risks
  • Know the signs of DVT and learn why you should get treatment right away
  • Get information about the common treatments and procedures offered for DVT

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