Deep venous thrombosis symptoms are shared by many other conditions and diagnosis may be difficult, sometimes the first manifestation may even be the symptoms of pulmonary embolism. Depending on your medical history, your doctor will perform a thorough physical examination and order an imaging test of the veins of the affected leg to rule in (or rule out) DVT.

Be sure to let your doctor know if you have had any symptoms, such as those listed above. Imaging tests include: