What is Deep Vein thrombosis?
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Deep vein thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot in a vein that is deep inside a part of the body, usually the legs. Yaz has new warnings for blood clots demanded by the FDA.
A Deep vein thrombosis, blood clot, forms in a vein deep in the body. Blood clots occur when blood thickens and clumps together. Yaz has warnings for blood clots and deep vein thrombosis.
Most deep vein blood clots occur in the lower leg or thigh. They also can occur in other parts of the body.
A blood clot in a deep vein can break off and travel through the bloodstream. The loose clot is called an embolus . It can travel to an artery in the lungs and block blood flow. This condition is called pulmonary embolism. Yaz can cause a Pulmonary embolism.
A Pulmonary embolism is a very serious condition. It can damage the lungs and other organs in the body and cause death.
Blood clots in the thighs are more likely to break off and cause Pulmonary embolism than blood clots in the lower legs or other parts of the body. Blood clots also can form in veins closer to the skin's surface. However, these clots won't break off. The deeper clots, the ones Yaz causes are the ones you have to worry about.
Deep venous thrombosis mainly affects the large veins in the lower leg and thigh. The clot can block blood flow and cause swelling and pain. When a clot breaks off and moves through the bloodstream, this is called an embolism. An embolism can get stuck in the brain, lungs, heart, or other area, leading to severe damage, injury and even death.
Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
Blood clots in the superficial vein system can occur form yaz Birth control pills which have warnings for blood clots.Inflammation of the vein and surrounding skin causes the symptoms of any other type of inflammation including:
- tenderness, and
Often the affected vein can be palpated (felt) as a firm, thickened cord. There may be inflammation that follows the course of part of the vein.
Although there is inflammation, there is no infection.
When the valves of the larger veins in the superficial system fail , blood can back up and cause the veins to swell and become distorted or tortuous. The valves fail when veins lose their elasticity and stretch. This can be due to age, prolonged standing, obesity, pregnancy, and genetic factors. Yaz has warnings for blood clots and the potential for deep vein Thrombosis.
Deep Venous Thrombosis
The symptoms of deep vein thrombosis are related to obstruction of blood returning to the heart and causing a backup of blood in the leg. Classically, they symptoms include:
- warmth, and
Not all of these symptoms have to occur; one, all, or none may be present with a deep vein thrombosis. The symptoms may mimic an infection or cellulitis of the leg. If you are taking Yaz and experience any of these symptoms seek medical attention immediately. Call the Yaz Birth control pills Helpline and Speak to a female medical social worker and a Yaz Birth control pills lawyer.