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cause of blood clots in the legs

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
33 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Usually, support stockings are used to treat those with blood clots, but if they are not fitted correctly, they can cause problems. I have seen, once, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
No: Risk factors for blood clots: family history of clotting disorder, hormone therapy, recent air travel or immobility of the legs for prolonged time, c ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
No: On the contrary it may help to prevent clots (superficial phlebitis and DVT ) by preventing the pooling ( stagnation ) of blood, should use during ... Read More
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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
56 years experience Bariatrics
injuries,sitting: Injuries, sitting with crossed legs too long.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael McGonigal
38 years experience General Surgery
Long list of causes: There are a lot of possible causes and risk factors of blood clots in the legs. Here are some: - long periods of sitting - prolonged bed rest - inh ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Spitz
36 years experience Vascular Surgery
Many causes: Heredity, hormones, pregnancy, malignancies, trauma and certain blood clotting disorders are the most common causes of blood clots in the legs.
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: Leg swelling attributed to sunburn would not be expected to cause blood clots. Common causes of blood clots include prolonged immobility (i.e. Long p ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 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

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