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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pain, swelling: A blood clot in a vein in the leg can cause pain, swelling and/or redness of the overlying skin. I fthe clot travels to the luns, it can cause chest p ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Shrout
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
One leg swollen: Blood clots can occur anywhere in your body and pregnancy increases the risk. Most commonly they occur in the leg. If they are below the knee they are ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes, rarely: 85-90% of DVT if that is what you mean occur in the lower extremities. Depending on risks, it can occur in other places including de novo clots or thr ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Different/?places: Blood clots can be in different places. For example a blood clot in your lung-pulmonary embolism can cause a rapid heart rate (tachycardia) and short ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Stroke: Blood clots in the carotid artery usually come from atrial fibrillation in the heart and can move to the brain. See your doctor to check for a caroti ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pain: Blood clots in the leg usually cause pain and swelling of the leg.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Pain and swelling.: A clot in the neck most likely would occur in a major vessel. No hx as to why you ask. The vessesls are large and the blood clot in a major vessel is ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Shortness of breath: Blod clot migrating to the lung is called a pulmonary embolus. Most common is a DVT from the leg.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tinah Canda
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Variety of symptoms: A blood clot in the leg can cause swelling, pain or redness in the affected extremity most commonly. A blood clot in the lung however can present in v ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Why do you ask?: Often there's none until it's too late. There are clinical situations in which it's expected -- famously, damaged valves, atrial fibrillation, or a pr ... Read More

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