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I had meniscus surgery 2 weeks ago . doctor went out of town this past week but my calf is hurting and now my foot is staying cold. what should i do ?

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Venous thrombosis o: deep venous thrombosis of the leg will cause your calf to hurt. The cold foot may be related to thrombosis of the venous system with an increase in the pressure in one of the leg compartments causing enough pressure to affect the arterial supply to the foot. There may also be a thrombosis affecting the arterial blood supply to the leg which may be related to birth control pills taken before the s

Answered 11/17/2015

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Go to er: It could be a deep vein thrombosis. If this moves it could be life threatening due to risk of lodging in the lung vessel (pulmonary embolism).

Answered 11/16/2015

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