U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Lebanon, Missouri
A 36-year-old female asked:

One leg swelling and painful. negative ct and 3 negative ultrasound for blood clots. elevated ddimer. what could this be. it's really swollen and hurt?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional 35 years experience
If left leg: is the swollen one, then you need further evaluation of your iliac vein for compression from overlying arteries. This is called May Thurner Syndrome. Further info at sir web.org. Also doctor finder if you need a referral to an interventional radiologist.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Sep 21, 2020

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.