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blood clot in neck vein

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Not likely: In the absence of a central venous line the neck is a very rare site for clots.

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Discuss with Doctor: We can not answer the question as we do not know what kind of blood clot and where exactly. He has had for four years.Has he received ant treatment?Di ... Read More
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Very rarely: But yes. Clots in jugular veins occur with trauma, with dialysis catheters or central venous iv lines, and with tumors. Clots in carotid arteris can ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Stroke: Blood clots in the carotid artery usually come from atrial fibrillation in the heart and can move to the brain. See your doctor to check for a caroti ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Pain and swelling.: A clot in the neck most likely would occur in a major vessel. No hx as to why you ask. The vessesls are large and the blood clot in a major vessel is ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
16 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Several ways to treat based on size, location and other parameters. Blood thinners are routine.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Maybe: Deep-vein thrombosis usually one-time event caused by an injury or a temporary change in the blood's capacity for clotting. For others, it becomes a ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Different: A blood clot in the carotid artery produces neurological signs and symptoms such as a stroke. A clot in the jugular vein backs up blood into the head ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ghiath Kashlan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Supeficial: What are the location of veins? Is it painful? Any reddness or cord-like feeling over the vein? Might need to rule out phlebitis.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Cooper
25 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Not dangerous: Hospital staff should be careful about sterile technique as well as avoiding injecting air bubbles or reinjection of blood clots into an IV line. But ... Read More
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