Signs and symptoms:

  • The clot(s) can cause partial or complete blocking of circulation in the vein causing
    1. Most common symptom swelling of limb/Oedema
    2. Extremity discomfort/ pain
    3. Discolouration/ erythema of skin over thrombosis area or warmth feeling
  • DVT can be an “acute” incidence also where symptoms relived by successful treatment
  • Dyspnoea, cough, Fever etc.,

Note: Person with DVT history will be at increased risk of subsequent episodes throughout their lives


Among 23-60% of patients in two years will have complication is post-thrombotic syndrome, which can cause pain, swelling, a sensation of heaviness, itching, Varicose vein, brownish or reddish skin discoloration and ulcers