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blood clot in the legs medication
A 32-year-old female asked:
61 years experience Family Medicine
Bruise: spontaneous bruising is very common and is not usually related to blood clots. It should disappear but if you get more you should let your doctor have ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
15 years experience Hematology
Blood thinner: Depending on the clot, your doctor can prescribe a blood thinner (various kinds) vs no treatment.
A 28-year-old female asked:
19 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: If suspected a clot, we need to do an ultrasound of the area. But, I am not sure what you meant by taking medications. If you are taking blood thinner ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: An ultrasound and blood testing is indicated. Please seek medical care. Drink fluids to avoid dehydration and exercise as tolerated.
A 36-year-old member asked:
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Time: 3-6 months.
A 25-year-old member asked:
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Although there is always a risk that blood clots that form in the legs will break off and travel to the lungs, this is uncommon and even when it happe ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
52 years experience Rheumatology
Seconds: If it does occur, it occurs over a matter of seconds.
A 30-year-old member asked:
51 years experience Rheumatology
DVT: Blood is a red liquid normally held within arte4ries and veins. It has to be able to clot normally to prevent leakage through small damages. If it clo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
42 years experience Vascular Surgery
Vascular surgeon: Usually the diagnosis is made by ultrasound the management with use of anticoagulation is by regular physician.
A 47-year-old member asked:
43 years experience Cardiology
Pain nad swelling: Swelling of legs and if bed ridden and immobilised for a period of time it is importent for the development of clots
this might lead to pulmonary e ... Read More
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