Deep Vein Thrombosis is a condition in which blood clots in the veins of the legs, leading to swelling, pain or discolored skin. Some people who are obese and are predominantly immobile are prone to this disease. It can be life threatening if the clot travels into lungs or areas of brain.

Treatment Review
a. Deep Vein Thrombosis is is treated with anticoagulants ( blood thinners ) such as heparin or warfarin, which melts the clots naturally.
b. For larger clots the drug thrombolytics is used
c. Exercise such as moving your legs often or walking goes a long way in preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis.