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A 53-year-old female asked:

I have a blood clot on my upper thigh from an injection that is very sore and tender, should i be worried?

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Dr. Elisa Ribelles-medhus
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
You'll be okay: As long as you don't have a hard, cord like area along the inner thigh, you'll be okay. Put hot wet compresses on it esp. during the night: First, a rag dipped in hot water, wrung out well, then a layer of plastic wrap, then a thin dry cloth, and then a heating pad set on medium.
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