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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Stroke risk: Clots can travel andcause interruption in lungs creates embolism, for certain people stroke or heart ischemia.
Dr. Martin Tyson
27 years experience Addiction Medicine
Travels, or not: It can travel to lungs and kill you- worst scenario. Could "resorb" and recanalize with time so you have no issues. Could cause all sequelae of veno ... Read More
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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
PE: From the leg clots can break off and if they do they almost always travel to the lungs where they block the blood flow so you can't get oxygen into yo ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Leave it alone: Wash with an anti bacterial soap gently and let mother nature due her healing job. That area is extremely vascular and full of nerves(good reason) and ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
42 years experience Vascular Surgery
Vascular surgeon: Usually the diagnosis is made by ultrasound the management with use of anticoagulation is by regular physician.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Not needed: Coumadin (warfarin) is not necessary for superficial blood clots.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
This is serious: Any blood clot -- even the "anemic" ones sometimes seen in arteries -- is extremely serious. Insist on having a full explanation of the palnned treatm ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Razmara
12 years experience Neurology
Radiologic-surgical: Brain aneurysms that are susceptible to form thrombosis, meaning blood clots, can be treated by either neurosurgical clipping or neuroradiologic coili ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
If it is just : Below the knee, especially if it only involves the superficial veins, it can be managed with local treatments and anti-inflammatory medication. If it ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
16 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Several ways to treat based on size, location and other parameters. Blood thinners are routine.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
26 years experience Anesthesiology
Any symptoms?: Do you have redness, swelling, pain, discharge at the IV site? If not merely keep an eye on it and your body will do the rest to naturally dissolve it ... Read More

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