Blood clot

My brother has blood clot in leg and around intestines. We got to know about it when he consulted his Dr. for swelling in leg. Dr said his leg veins have got so sensitive that it's breaking even just by pressing that area by fingure. We consulted with other Dr. and he said he has to get injected to remove this clot. It can cause bleeding. Is there any other way to rid of this problem.
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Dr. Chethan R S
Bangalore | General Physician

INR 250 for 24 hrs

Hi, he might have developed deep vein thrombosis. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot (thrombus) forms in one or more of the deep veins in your body, usually in your legs. Deep vein thrombosis treatment is aimed at preventing the clot from getting any bigger, as well as preventing the clot from breaking loose and causing a pulmonary embolism. After that, the goal becomes reducing your chances of deep vein thrombosis happening again. Consult Vascular surgeon...
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