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clots in the leg is caused by what

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 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
27 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.

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ted King
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Probably not: Do you have clots in both legs? Are your symptoms in both legs? It would be hard to imagine someone being so unlucky as to get bilateral mp. Genera ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
I do not know: Without a physical exam and history, it is tough to tell you, but if concerned for a blood clot than see a dr, get evaluated and a venous duplex scan ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Not usually: If you are concerned about a blood clot you need to see your physician for the correct diagnosis. You may also need to discuss anxiety if knee pain m ... Read More
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
42 years experience Vascular Surgery
Could be blood clot: Local red area could be local superficial blood clot local infection could also cause this.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael McGonigal
39 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
37 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
24 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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible.: Vessels seem to stand out when they are full of blood. This could be due to a large variety of factors - one of these could be a clot, but generally t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
57 years experience Bariatrics
injuries,sitting: Injuries, sitting with crossed legs too long.

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