Q&A: Should I Be Worried About DVT If I Travel A Lot?

woman on airplaneQ. I travel a lot for work – should I be concerned about DVT? – L. Carr

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A: Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a blood clot that forms in a deep vein in the body and traveling may increase your risk.  If you do not move for a long period of time, like while flying or a road trip, they can form, usually in the legs.