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i have a heat spot on my right leg below my knee, im worried about a blood clot. they are giving me a ultrasound on my lower leg, is it accurate?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: An ultrasound is an appropriate test if they suspect a blood clot in your leg.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
Blood clot: yes an ultrasound will reveal if this is a blood clot
Answered on Feb 24, 2018

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