A 28-year-old female asked:
Take aspirin if i think i have a blood clot in leg dvt? pain on inner leg just above knee, and hurts when palped. is it safe to wait till tom for dr.
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Dr. Alfred Parkhill Handanswered
Radiology 23 years experience
Ultrasound: Aspirin won't hurt, but it won't dissolve a thrombus (clot) if that is what you have. You should see a doctor asap and get an ultrasound. If you do have a clot and it breaks free, it could travel to you lungs and cause serious problems (pulmonary embolus). It may not be a clot after all, but i wouldn't want to take any chances.
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