A 21-year-old female asked:
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i woke up feeling a strong pulse in my left lower leg. i also get random chest pains and shooting pains in my left underarm. i am 21 & on birth contro?

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Dr. David Sasser
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possible blood clots: You should consider going to local ER to get evaluation for possible blood clot in your leg. The doctor can do a test called a ddimer or an ultrasound of leg and/or a CT of chest. Being on the pill can increase chance of clots, especially in smokers.
Answered on Jun 22, 2016

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