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Can you tell me what the typical timeline is for the onset

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Hi - can you tell me what the typical timeline is for the onset of DVT symptoms are please? Is it normal for no symptoms for the first 7 days following travel then the start of symptoms? Also, is mild fever consistent with DVT?

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Yes, this is pretty normal

The timeline varies

For smaller clots, it can be slow and progressive

for massive clots it is usually fast

And yes a mild fever is commonly associated

Sorry the timeline can't be more specific but it varies quite a bit

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks Doctor - what is the cause of the fever? Also - what else would you expect to see with the fever?

Inflammation in the body is the cause

the clot causes inflammation which triggers fever

usually you see a fast heart rate too

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