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    Is is possible to remove this clot from my arm? If not how long wil it take for the clot to dissolve?
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    James Beckerman, MD, FACC responded:
    It depends on where it is located. Frequently blood clots are not physically removed, but people are placed on blood-thinning medications that will help them dissolve. This takes time - on the order of weeks or even months.


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