A 22-year-old female asked:
is this blood clots? i slept on my arm, & noticed swelling, red spots & numbness when i woke. i couldn't move my hand & saw a bulge in my wrist vein.
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Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian answered
30 years experience Phlebology
DVT upper extremity: It could be a blood clot in the superficial or deep veins or both superficial and deep veins and the only way to know is to get a noninvasive scan called a Duplex venous ultrasound. I suggest that you get one as soon as possible.
Answered on May 26, 2018
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