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A 26-year-old female asked:

There is a blue bruise or vein not sure in my left tigh outer part it is very painful and tender to touch and pain in my tigh could it be blood clot?

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Dr. Derek Farley
Urgent Care 24 years experience
Yes, but not DVT: It could be a blood clot, but likely not a deep venous thrombosis, the type that can potentially be dangerous. Warm compresses and NSAIDs like Ibuprofen if u can take that medicine might help. If not, or if significant leg swelling on that side, see your doctor.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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