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cause of blood clot in the legs

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hartman
38 years experience Dermatology
Not likely: The calf is where the most common site for blood clots and meralgia is most common on the thigh. The two entities are not usually connected.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Worse with movement: I am not quite clear on your question, but if you are asking about pain after a blood clot, and worse with or without movement, pain is usually increa ... Read More
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
DVT: Deep vein thromboses of the lower extremity could present with any of those scenarios. There is usually a notable swelling of the lower extremity.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: It is an inflammatory process, which triggers a painful signal to your brain.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Immobility: Ie with a flight or long car ride, or immobilization . Could also be due to your genetics and a clotting problem.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nima Yavari
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Several factors : can cause a blood clot in the leg. Most commonly when the blood doesn't flow well or pools in an area of the leg during prolonged inactivity, the bloo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Dvt: If we are talking about a venous clot the its also termed a dvt. These can be dangerous because they can trave to the lung and cause a pulmonary embol ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
Few options: Swelling pain if concerned see your md need an ultrasound.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Quite unlikely: Blood clots in the leg(also known as DVTs) when the move, move towards the heart and tend to settle in the lungs, causing a pulmonary embolus(lung blo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Blood clots : No of diseases can increase risk of blood clot. Some of them are genetic such as factor v leiden mutation, prothrombin gene mutation, protein c, s, at ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is much more likely that clot would remain in the leg. Without symptoms such as swelling and pain a clot is highly unlikely. If it did travel it wo ... Read More

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