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Deep vein thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that occurs in a deep vein. Find out about DVT symptoms and treatment, and how to prevent it.

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Thrombosis

Thrombosis, such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), is where a blood clot forms in a vein or artery. Learn about the risk factors and how to prevent it.

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Reducing your risk of developing a blood clot

Blood clots occur to prevent you from losing too much blood. They can form inside a vein and move to your lungs, causing pain or serious complications.

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Leg pain

Leg pain is any pain, ache or discomfort between your groin and ankle, and can be caused by many things from ulcers to sciatica. Find out about leg pain causes and treatment.

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Travel health advice

Going overseas? Here are some tips on how to stay well during your holiday, including tips on food and water safety, insect risks and vaccinations.

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Coma

In a coma, a person is alive but totally unresponsive to the world around them. Someone in a coma will need intensive care in hospital. Find out more here.

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Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a blood disorder that increases the risk of blood clots and pregnancy complications. Learn more here.

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Pulmonary embolism

A pulmonary embolism is a blockage in the arteries that supply blood to the lungs, caused by one or more blood clots. Here's how to spot the signs.

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Fluid retention

Fluid retention is when part of your body swells due to a build-up of trapped fluid. Find out more about the causes and treatment options available.

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D-dimer test

The D-dimer test is a blood test that checks for, or monitors, blood-clotting problems. Find out what a positive result means for you.

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