How Blood Clots Form

Symptoms of DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis)

  • Recent swelling of one leg
  • Unexplained pain or tenderness of one leg
  • Skin that is warm to the touch
  • Change in color (blue, red, or very pale)

Symptoms of PE (Pulmonary Embolism)

  • Recent or sudden shortness of breath
  • Sharp chest pain, especially when breathing in
  • Coughing up blood
  • Sudden collapse
  • Feeling of apprehension

Current News

The National Blood Clot Alliance Launches New Council for Emerging Researchers in Thrombosis (CERT)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 07/28/2022   The National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA), the nation’s leading nonprofit patient advocacy organization dedicated to…

The FUVID Study

The FUVID Study (Functional Characterization of Chronic Thromboembolic Venous Disease in Children) is currently open for enrollment to qualified participants.…