If you are trying to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) it's important to start with knowing the risk factors for the condition. These risk factors include things like pregnancy and sitting for long periods. To determine if you require medication, your doctor will consider whether you have had a clot before or if you are at risk for developing a deep vein clot but have never had one.
Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention: Know the Risk Factors
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