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A 28-year-old female asked:

Had car accident which caused fracture in left ankle. had dvt in that calf. it's been a month on lovenox (enoxaparin). calf has occasional bad spasms. causes? pts?

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Trauma Surgery 52 years experience
PTS ????: What is PTS ?. Calf discomfort and spasms common with DVT. Suggest wearing knee high support hose
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A 28-year-old female asked:

Car accident caused fracture in left ankle. Had DVT in that calf. a month on lovenox (enoxaparin). Calf has spasms. Causes? Inmobility? Post thrombotic syndrome?

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Dr. Robert Fietsam
Surgery - Thoracic 37 years experience
Immobility, Mg: Muscle spasm is usually associated with nerve issues or electrolte abnormalities . Post phlebitis limb is normally a swollen area but not associate with muscle spasms. Recommend, magnesium pills,maintain hydration,gentle stretching.
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Last updated Mar 5, 2015

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