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These are potential risk factors for deep vein thrombosis:

Blood or vein conditions:

Other medical conditions

Women's health issues:

  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Birth control pills containing estrogen
  • Pregnancy or recent childbirth


  • Age over 40 years old
  • Immobility (through inactivity or from wearing a cast)
  • Recent surgery
  • Trauma (an injury)
  • Smoking

If you have any of these risk factors please seek guidance from a physician who can tell you if you do in deed have deep vein thrombosis. 

If you believe you have deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, and do not currently see a podiatrist, call one of our six locations to make an appointment. 

Connecticut Foot Care Centers

Podiatrists in CT

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