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A 21-year-old female asked:

My calf leg has been slightly aching, it just happened yesterday. how do i know this isn't a dvt? i don't have any swelling or redness nor is it hot

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Dr. James Isobe
Phlebology 54 years experience
Ultrasound: Best way to check for thrombophlebitis is with ultrasound study of the leg veins. You can first see your doctor and he may be able to tell you what is going on, and whether ultrasound is indicated.

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Last updated Apr 18, 2016

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