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Got kicked in shin had red welt put ice on had big yellow bruise can this cause blood clot?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: This won't affect the deep veins, where clots are dangerous. Our bodies are designed to withstand a considerable amount of day-to-day trauma. The deep vein thrombi have more to do with inactivity, with genetic mutations that make one vulnerable, and to systemic health problems. Best wishes.

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