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Deep Vein Occlusions

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Treatment for Thrombosis in Chembur, Mumbai

If blood cells abnormally group together within your vein, it may form a clot and this medical condition is termed deep vein thrombosis.  

What do we need to know about deep vein occlusions?

It usually occurs in the pelvic region, thigh or lower part of the leg. It can cause immense pain and may even turn fatal if not treated at the right time. Therefore, you should avail of the deep vein occlusions treatment in Mumbai to prevent further complications. You can also visit a vascular surgery hospital near you.

What are the symptoms of deep vein occlusions?

  • Unnatural swelling in the affected part of the leg
  • Tremendous pain in the leg that usually starts from the calf, and muscle cramp while standing or walking
  • Sudden heating sensation on the skin of the affected area
  • The skin turns paler or acquires a reddish or bluish shade
  • The vein of the affected part swells and turns harder, visibly red and more sensitive
  • Severe pain in the ankle and foot of the affected leg

 What causes deep vein occlusion?

  • The surgery in the leg or the lower part of the body can damage a blood vessel, leading to deep vein thrombosis.
  • Lack of movement after the surgery can cause the formation of a blood clot in the veins, which will need treatment at a deep vein occlusions hospital near you.
  • An injury to the blood vessel can cause blockage when the walls of the vein squeeze and prevent normal blood flow.
  • If you remain seated for too long, a blood clot may occur within the vein of your leg due to the absence of movement.
  • Certain medications may cause your blood to become thicker and clot within the veins, causing immense pain and discomfort.

When do you need to see a doctor?

If you notice some prominent symptoms of deep vein thrombosis, you need to consult a deep vein occlusions specialist in Chembur as soon as possible before the situation worsens. It may turn into pulmonary embolism if neglected for too long which can be fatal for you. You will feel dizzy, along with shortness of breath, chest pain and an increase in pulse rate when affected by pulmonary embolism, which demands urgent medical care.

You can request an appointment at Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Chembur, Mumbai.

Call1860 500 2244 to book an appointment.

What are the risk factors?

  • Age above 60
  • Sitting for too long
  • Long bed rest at a hospital or if paralyzed
  • Damage to the vein during a surgery
  • Pregnancy of women inheriting blood clotting
  • Use of oral contraceptive pills
  • Overweight body
  • The habit of smoking
  • Cardiovascular problems
  • Cancer of any type

What can be the complications?

  • Pulmonary embolism is a fatal condition that occurs due to blood clotting in the veins.
  • Blood clotting in the legs can cause unbearable pain and swelling, leading to chronic venous hypertension, which is called a postphlebitic syndrome.
  • When too much blood thinner medication is taken for treating blood clots, the risk of hemorrhage in case of injuries increases. Thus, you should consult experienced deep vein occlusions doctors in Mumbai.

How are deep vein occlusions prevented?

  • You need to avoid sitting cross-legged or lying down on the bed for a long time. You need to have some movement of your limbs at regular intervals.
  • You should quit smoking.
  • Maintain a healthy body weight through regular exercises and a proper diet. 

How are deep veins occlusions treated?

These can be diagnosed by ultrasound, venogram or D-dimer blood test to locate the blood clots within the veins. There are medications to reduce the sizes of these clots and to prevent the formation of more blood clots. Anticoagulant medications are used as blood thinners, like Warfarin, Heparin, Apixaban, Edoxaban and Rivaroxaban. 

In extreme cases, doctors prefer to administer intravenous injections to pass Heparin to the blood vessels. Moreover, doctors may prescribe oral doses of blood thinners alongside these injections, to ensure faster recovery from this problem within a few days. Clot buster medications may be administered in more serious cases. You may need to stay at a deep vein occlusions hospital in Chembur before returning home.


 You need to visit a renowned deep vein occlusions hospital in Mumbai to recover from the painful symptoms within a few days. However, you should follow the instructions of your doctor and observe the safety measures as recommended.

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How many days do I need to stay at the hospital for the treatment of deep vein occlusions?

Normally, you may need to stay for 5 – 10 days at a hospital.

How long do I need to continue the medications?

You should continue taking the prescribed medicines for 3–6 months or even more, depending on your improvement and overall physical condition.

Do I need to visit a doctor frequently during the treatment of deep vein occlusions?

Since you are taking blood thinners regularly, you should consult your doctor and undergo blood tests to remain safe and healthy.


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