A 19-year-old female asked:
Do i have a blood clot in my leg?. it hurts to bend my knee or lean on it and my calf and foot ache. i can hear something crack when i flex it.
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Emergency Medicine 28 years experience
Probably not: Generally, clots occur because you have 1) a blood condition that promotes clotting or 2) you've been traveling or had a medical problem and were immobile for a long time. If your leg isn't swollen or red, it's probably not a clot. Leg pain can be due to many things. Clots don't make any noise. But if you're concerned see your doctor, who might order an ultrasound if indicated by your exam.
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Last updated Dec 20, 2014
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