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should i go to the emergency room if i suspect i have a blood clot

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Probably: Because evaluating for the presence of a DVT usually requires an ultrasound, and because dvt's should be diagnosed as early as possible, if you suspec ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Daytime see your pcp. Maybe an urgent care? The er is usually quite expensive you need an ultrasound to confirm and that is done at most hospitals ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. I am answering this the day after you wrote in. I hope you have already gone to the er. It sounds like you are hemorrhaging and symptomatic. Yo ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: The circumstance you described warrants a visit to the emergency room.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Exam needed: Stay calm and get an exam promptly. No need for ER unless symptoms have been prolonged or you have risk factors such as injury, stasis ( immobility) r ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
The spleen has func-: -ti on in the immune system, so clotting is not of concern from splenectomy .
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Zero : I do trust you got the pneumococcal vaccine and will get seen fast for any sudden bad fever.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to guess: In such cases, a woman's primary care doctor or Ob-Gyn doctor can help. If they are not available, an Urgent Care doctor may help (but many Urgent Car ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not Emergency: This is probably not an emergency. However, as soon as you can, you should see your doctor. Blood in the urine can be a bladder infection or somethi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
MAY NOT BE RELATED: Most likely it is not related directly it could be inflamed vein where they placed the needle , it could be a clot if they place a central line for yo ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Guyton
45 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Redness : Redness could be a sign of infection in the foot, particularly if the circulation is not normal. His foot swelling should be treated by keeping the f ... Read More

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