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symptoms of blood clot in shin

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Several possibilites: Common complaints would include local discomfort, redness, warmth and swelling.

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Baker
21 years experience Family Medicine
Definitely Call MD: If you are not responding to antibiotics, a blood clot (DVT) can look very similar. So can normal swelling and bruising. Your doc will likely order ... Read More
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
What are : Your symptoms? If you have risk factors for DVT. A doppler ultrasound will help
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
DVT occurs: mainly in the deep vein is the calf, not anterior shin. If there is any question, a venous doppler study is usually diagnostic.
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Dr. Steven Busuttil
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Unlikely: A bump in the shin area could be the result of injuring oneself, or a fatty tumor. One can develop a bump from Superficial thrombopheblitis that can o ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
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Pain and swelling: Commonly, blood clots cause pain and swelling but sometimes they will only cause one or the other. Occasionally, they cause no symptoms. Ultrasound is ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
42 years experience Vascular Surgery
Few options: Swelling pain if concerned see your md need an ultrasound.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khamid Bakhadirov
18 years experience Neurology
Potentially: While it is fairly rare for clots from legs travel to the brain, it is anatomically possible if there is a "hole" between two chambers of the heart, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Go to ER: Now! this is a medical emergency. You will get examination and care needed.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
No normal: At your age (esp. if you have any other health issues, smoker, diabetes, blood vessel problems) and with the inactivity that comes from this injury, b ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Blood clots can occur at any age due to many reasons. Surgery, not moving around much after surgery, and birth control (especially if you are a smoke ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The most common symptoms are swelling, pain and tenderness.
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