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Femoral artery blood clot

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Vascular Surgery 20 years experience
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
Cardiology 54 years experience
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
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
Cardiology 40 years experience
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
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Big difference: A blood clot in an artery results in less or no blood going to the area that the artery supplies. This has the potential to result in loss of a limb ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
No. Extra ribs are not uncommon and do not cause any illness.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
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
Family Medicine 61 years experience
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
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kavitha Gudur
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
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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Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
I suspect this was..: True...True and unrelated. Coagulopathy, is not a side effect of vincristine. However, having a cancer (such as lymphoma that i suspect your dad has) ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
It could.: The first manifestation of a complete RCA blockage could be either a fatal arrhythmia (sudden death) or ischemia, manifested as chest pain or a heart ... Read More
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