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do i have a blood clot in my leg

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Leap
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
Probably not: Generally, clots occur because you have 1) a blood condition that promotes clotting or 2) you've been traveling or had a medical problem and were immo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hasan Noubani
35 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Doctor: You must go in and see a doctor to be evaluated for blood disorder versus deep vein thrombosis.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
See doctor: To be sure, you need an ultrasound of the leg which is non-invasive and fairly quick. Some of the signs of a clot are if it's warm, red, or swollen.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
See your doctor: This is potentially serious; see your doctor.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Malkin
15 years experience Anesthesiology
Swollen leg: Usually swelling in one leg is first clue, though not definitive. If you are concerned or have problems with excess clotting, discuss with your doctor ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
19 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not typically: If this is a "dvt" or deep venous thrombosis, management usually starts with blood thinning drugs. Surgery or catheter based therapies are usually re ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Huffman
22 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: A blood clot in the leg is typically in a vein and if it dislodges it may go to the heart. Most of the time it will pass through the heart and go to t ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Odell
9 years experience Pain Management
See urologist ASAP: That is perplexing. The blood clots are treated with anti-coagulation, so there is an increased risk of bleeding. I am not a urologist, however, so ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
See your doctor: It's never normal to have pain, let alone excruciating pain, while walking or exercising. Clogged arteries, neurological disorders, and yes even blood ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. Wish you good health!
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