A member asked:

29m, active - used muscle flossing bands (elastic bands) around my quad and hamstring that were tight for 45 seconds or so. no swelling or red 24h later, but sore. are dvt possible with compression short period or is it less likely trauma causes?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

A blood clot would typically not form after 45 seconds of compression. Your discomfort is more likely to be muscle soreness related to your exercise regimen. But, if it doesn’t resolve over a couple of days, see your doctor to evaluate it. Rest it until it feels better. Good luck to you!

Answered May 8, 2023



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