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I have sore bruise halfway across the back of my knee. I noticed it yesterday after feeling sore pain. I did not injury it. Could this be a blood clot?

I have sore bruise halfway across the back of my knee. I noticed it yesterday after feeling sore pain. I did not injury it. Could this be a blood clot?

Blood clot?: doubtful. Have you been traveling? need more history to guide you. Perform a virtual consult to get more information and be able to help you. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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After head injury how long does it take before you can be sure there is no blood clot in the brain?

After head injury how long does it take before you can be sure there is no blood clot in the brain?

Depends: This depends on the mechanism of injury and age of the patient. Majority of head injuries lead to bleeding immediately after impact, due to disruption of blood vessels in the tissues. If an initial ct does not show any bleeding, risks are relatively low to have a delayed bleeding. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing some discomfort in the back lower part of my head.It feels really weird.What is that? Do I have a tumor or a forming blood clot?

I've been experiencing some discomfort in the back lower part of my head.It feels really weird.What is that? Do I have a tumor or a forming blood clot?

Hard to tell: Although it is probably not emergent, there can be a pathology contributing to the sensation you describe. I would make an appointment with your doctor so they can rule some possibilities like tumor, muscle pain, infection, etc. A blood clot that moves to the brain is a medical emergency. If you suddenly feel one-sided body weakness, cannot smile or speak, that is your cue to get to the er! ...Read more

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Will a head blood clot require surgery? Will taking medicine be enough to make the blood clot go away?

Will a head blood clot require surgery? Will taking medicine be enough to make the blood clot go away?

It depends: Depending on the size, nature, and location of the blood clot, surgery may or may not be required. It would also depend on if the clot was causing symptoms or not. ...Read more

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How would a blood clot in the head affect me?

See details: That is a cerebral thrombosis and can cause a stroke. The damage and neurologic deficit it causes depends on the area of the brain that the specific blood vessel supplies. ...Read more

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Blood clot that go to you're head. What is the systems?

Blood clot that go to you're head. What is the systems?

Stroke: If a clot travels to your brain, you are at risk of having a stroke. ...Read more

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Can a person with a blood clot in their head dislodge it through aggressive coughing?

Can a person with a blood clot in their head dislodge it through aggressive coughing?

Possibly: Wile I have never seen it happen, i'm sure it is possible but not very likely. If you start having numbness, difficult speaking or trouble using part of your body, go to the er immediately. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Head Trauma (Definition)

Any injury to the face, skull, or brain as a result of blunt force, or penetrating trauma. It can also occur due to rapid ...Read more