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A 18-year-old female asked:

I have sharp throbbing pains in different parts of my arm and even the back of my legs. im scared its the formation of blood clots due to a poor diet.

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Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Nope: Poor diet could cause aches and pains, but it doesn't make you have blood clots. You could get blood clots from immobility (sitting all the time) or if you have certain underlying conditions (cancer, certain genes), but not from poor diet alone. My advice - clean up your diet, move (exercise), see your doctor to be sure you don't have something scary going on. Good luck!

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Last updated Nov 30, 2014

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