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femoral artery blood clot

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
Embolization: I suspect that by "blasted out" you had some sort of percutaneous thrombectomy. I worry that the clot travelled down your leg. If it is still numb, yo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
53 years experience Cardiology
Not likely: The femoral artery that closed following a procedure is unlikely to open. What usually happens is small arteries called collaterals open up to preserv ... Read More
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Dr. Claude Brachfeld
39 years experience Cardiology
Unlikely: If there is "no flow" in the femoral artery, then presumably there are collateral ("bypass") vessels bringing blood to your leg if you are in a stable ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Aterial clot: Usually causes a tissue infarction (ie in the heart an mi or heart attack). Contrast to venous clot in the leg which can embolize to the small vessel ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
outcome: A clot in an artery prevents blood flow to an area and if persistent, that area will begin to go through cell death.(gangrene) a clot in a vein can ba ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Swelling or pain: Depends if it happens fast prover time.Is fast or acute there would be immediate severe pain and swelling with cold or hot feeling depending if it is ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Compulsive activeity: Yes this could cause harm. Do you know why you are doing this? Talk to your doctor about this compulsive condition as it may be a symptom of a signif ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Huffman
23 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
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kavitha Gudur
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck swelling: Matt, since the supposed cyst or lymphnode is outside the artery, unless it is huge, there won't be mechanical compression and blood supply cut off. B ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Thrombosed: carotid artery is a rare condition. I think you might have some sort of blood coagulation disorder or some sort of artery anomaly. Ask your doctor t ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Get a 2nd opinion: Interventional cardiology is truly one of the miracles of modern medicine. There is obviously more to your story than the 99% circumflex occlusion and ... Read More

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