How Much Do You Know About Deep Vein Thrombosis (Dvt)?

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Deep Vein Thrombosis Quizzes & Trivia

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that can form in the lower leg, thigh, or pelvic area. The clot can turn dangerous if it breaks free from the vein. It will travel through your body and eventually lodge in the arteries of the lungs, blocking blood flow. This is a life-threatening emergency called a Pulmonary Embolism (PE). Test your knowledge of Deep Vein Thrombosis and learn how to prevent it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you're young, you don't have to worry about DVT.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    There is nothing you can do to prevent DVT.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    About half of people with DVT have no symptoms at all.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The biggest indicator of DVT is pain in the leg. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Extended bed rest puts you at risk of DVT.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    DVT does not occur in the arms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    About 30% of people who have had a DVT or a Pulmonary Embolism (PE) are at risk for another episode.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Your likelihood of getting a blood clot is based on factors related to your health that you have no control over.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    300,000 to 600,000 Americans are affected by a DVT each year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Varicose veins are simply a cosmetic problem for people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Something as simple as getting up and walking around every 2 to 3 hours can help to prevent DVT.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Air travel increases the risk of developing a DVT.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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