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Deep vein thrombosis behind knee

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Schwartz
Vascular Surgery 35 years experience
If treated: If your new dvt is being treated with blood thinners running and exercise is allowed after treatment begins for a few days. If the clot is older there... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine 37 years experience
Maybe yes: Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) can present with leg pains, usually deep hard to specifically locate. Calf pain is more typical of dvt, especially if the ... Read More
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Dr. Ted King
A Verified Doctoranswered
42 years experience
Could be: I agree with dr. Kohl, it could be. There are many other possibilities too. It is potentially serious enough though that you should get it checked o... Read More
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Dr. Ted King
A Verified Doctoranswered
42 years experience
Knee pain from DVT?: As dr. Kohl said, it is probably possible but would be unusual. If you are concerned that you might have a dvt, you should see a doctor for an evalua... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Calf pain: Any injury? Did you do any strenous work or run day before it start? If no trauma, no strenous activity, no swelling or rash then try ice for day or t... Read More
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Dr. Charles Burger
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care 38 years experience
Leg Pain: Not likely unless you have been sedentary for prolonged period (e.g. Traveling); have had previous blood clots; or have cancer, recent trauma or surge... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Clark
Surgery - Vascular 38 years experience
DVT leg: I assume the DVT of the left leg occurred after surgery on the right knee. This is a known complication of orthopedic surgery. Blood thinners are us... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
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42 years experience
Blood thinners: It depends, to some extent, on where the clot is. It is possible to have a deep vein thrombosis that is so far down the leg, is so small, and is in su... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care 37 years experience
DVT: The DVT resulted in blockages to the blood flow in your entire venous system on the affected leg so that blood is unable to flow back towards the hear... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Possible: If it is a very deep gash that has disrupted blood flow it could contribute to a DVT but it is probably not related.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
A Verified Doctoranswered
42 years experience
It feels good: Indian head massage feels good and might help reduce muscle tension in your head, neck and shoulders, but it isn't at all likely to do a thing for you... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Santin
17 years experience
Possibly...: While the gash on the leg wouldn't 'cause' the blood clot, if the person were immobile for a period of time related to the gash then the immobility co... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
Cardiology 41 years experience
Requires treatment: Deep vein thrombosis carries the risk of pulmonary embolism (blood clot to the lung) or chronic post-thrombotic symdrome (swelling, pain) if not treat... Read More
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