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Hey Everyone. So I was diagnosed with a DVT in both my right leg and lungs about two years ago. I was on Eliquis (blood thinners) and it helped with getting rid of most of the pain I felt from the clots especially in my legs. However one issue I have is my right leg has remained swollen ever since I got the clots. It’s almost double the size of my left leg. I went to a specialist who told me my leg would remain that way for the rest of my life basically. I feel like there has to be some solution. From a cosmetic perspective and also from a health perspective, I dont want to live with one leg being double the size of the other. There has to be something to make my leg look. Normal again. Help please.
-Waldo (20 yrs old)
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replied October 8th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Debulking surgery is one option to treat this condition.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care

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