A 46-year-old female asked:
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i found a sore and small painful lump under the skin on my calf, no redness, going on airplane in 4 days, is thisrisk for dvt or simply a seb. cyst?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not DVT: That is not a DVT and does not sound like anything that would increase the risk of DVT with air travel.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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