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Alexandria, VA
A 24-year-old female asked:

Can a blood clot in the leg cause involuntary muscle movements in the leg and ankle pain?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
It's possible: As poor venous outflow from the muscles in the lower(distal) leg due to a blood clot(DVT) could lead to spasms, but it's not the most common symptom. The swelling often associated can lead to ankle pain.
Last updated Sep 4, 2019


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