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Charlie horse or blood clot

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
It could be : Sometime this could happen because the recent blood clots, but if continue check it with your doctor to be sure it will come back again.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Doubtful: Blood clot usually has one-sided swelling, and more of a throbbing pain, worse with compression, usually on back of calf. Shooting pain, charlie horse... Read More
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Doubtful: Mirena (levonorgestrel) insertion really shouldn't cause anything like that. It is more likely that being in the lithotomy position (feet in stirrups... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
It could or it : Could be a Charlie horse. Since one can kill you, I would advise having it checked out. Always better safe than sorry.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Be seen: It certainly could be a clot. You need to be seen.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
She can be right: Calf pain can be a sign of a blood clot also called thrombophlebitis. Your pulses would be Ok with a blood clot. the calf location is suggesti... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Glad you are being careful, as this should be checked out ASAP. A simple ultrasound test should suffice, so get a venous NIVA today.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 18 years experience
Signs of DVT: Classic signs/symptoms of lower extremity blood clot (calf dvt) include swelling, pain, and discoloration in the involved extremity. Palpable cord, ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: Blood clots can form in a number of different scenarios- when blood vessels break from direct trauma clotted blood is what you see as a.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Dibert
Neurology 32 years experience
Blood clot removal: Blood clots in general are removed naturally from the body. The body has a system of clotting as well as a system to prevent too much clotting. Whenev... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Unclear question: How do you know that you have blood clots in the shoulders? Blood clots in shoulders is not a recognized medical entity. It may help if you describe t... Read More
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