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Told DVT ruled out from blood test & probably muscle pain is this right? Varicose veins in 1 leg with bruising. Throbbing above bruises under knee.

Told DVT ruled out from blood test & probably muscle pain is this right? Varicose veins in 1 leg with bruising. Throbbing above bruises under knee.

Venous reflux test: Recommend that you look into your vein disease further w/ a venous reflux ultrasound test to assess your varicose veins & to look into venous insufficiency as a possible cause. An ultrasound can also assess for other possibilities such as ruptured Baker's cyst, hematoma, or tumor such as sarcoma. If US negative then consider a MRI of the leg joints / muscle. Could also be nerves or inflammatory. ...Read more

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Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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Left hip area is numb, blood clot related?

Left hip area is numb, blood clot related?

No: Unless you had severe injury to left hip and numbness occurred right after a large bruise " clot", spontaneous blood clots do not cause numbness and look for cause in other areas. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Blood clots in shin from bruise?

Possible: If your chin injury was bad enough to cause some swelling of the leg that could pressure the veins and cause blood clots. ...Read more

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Relationship between blood clot in leg and venous pressure?

Relationship between blood clot in leg and venous pressure?

Yes, but...: ....It is not the most important factor. Many people have high venous pressures due to venous insufficiency, and while this may increase your risk of dvt, things like immobility, cancer, hormones, and smoking increase it much more. ...Read more

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Leg blood clot from sinus surgery?

Leg blood clot from sinus surgery?

Possible: A period of immobility and surgery can contribute to risk of a blood clot. Especially if surgery was more than an hour. Also if no sequential compression devices on legs during surgery. If curious, call your doc. ...Read more

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Blood clot in leg swelling red, what to do?

Blood clot in leg swelling red, what to do?

See a doctor: A blood clot in the leg can be dangerous, since it can travel to the lung . This neds evaluation by a health care provider right away. ...Read more

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Blood clot cause swollen right arm?

Blood clot cause swollen right arm?

Absolutely!: This is common with central lines, pacemakers, or indwelling catheters, like quinton dialysis catheters. It causes obstruction of the main veins of the arm (axillary, basillic, or subclavian) and can cause arm swelling. This is similar to a DVT in the leg. ...Read more

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Angiogram & balloon artery left groin after developed a blood clot left groin in the vein on blood thinners what exercise is best?Tightness normal?

Angiogram & balloon artery left groin after developed a blood clot left groin in the vein on blood thinners what exercise is best?Tightness normal?

DVT: or blood clots in veins is treated by blood thinners and compression. Continue normal activities. If leg is too tight you may need angiogram to evaluate the extent of clot. If clot extends up from groin, it should be treated by medicines that dissolve the clot. Also it depends on when you developed the clot. These issues need to be discussed with your physician. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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History of DVT w/vinecava filter tightness above knee w/swelling in calf and ankle itching behind the knee and aching on lovenox (enoxaparin) 120 sub Q2x day new clot?

History of DVT w/vinecava filter tightness above knee w/swelling in calf and ankle itching behind the knee and aching on lovenox (enoxaparin) 120 sub Q2x day new clot?

Ultrasound: On Lovenox (enoxaparin) it would be unlikely to develop another blood clot, however if you have a hypercooagulable condition there is some risk for excess clotting. Have an evaluation with your doctor and you may need an ultrasound to look for progression of the clot. ...Read more

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Blood clot in elbow where IV was?

IV: Superficial blood clots , or phlebitis, are common after iv. Rest, warmth and time will resolve. Seek medical attention if worsening. ...Read more

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What is peroneal vein in the lower leg was check for blood clot after surgery in ankle.

What is peroneal vein in the lower leg was check for blood clot after surgery in ankle.

The : The peroneal vein is one of several veins in the lower leg that are collectively referred to as "deep veins." clots can form in these veins in a variety of circumstances, including prolonged bedrest, long airline flights, trauma, or exposure to agents like birth control pills. Some people are at risk for clots because of abnormalities in their blood. If you have peroneal clots, you should be evaluated for a clotting disorder and it may be appropriate for you to take some blood thinning agents. These are issues that you should definitely discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does a blood clot in leg feel like bruise?

Maybe: At times it can, but it may have no symptoms. Check with your doctor is you are prone to these in your past of family. ...Read more

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Are blood clots in the arm connected to blood pressure cuff left on at all?

Are blood clots in the arm connected to blood pressure cuff left on at all?

Arm blood clots: Unlikely that a BP cuff is the cause of blood clots in the arm unless left inflated for an extended period - hours. Sounds as if you were in the hospital and usual cause of blood clots in the arm is the IV placed causing thrombophlebitis. This is usually due to an infection of the vein or potentially due to medications given through the iv. ...Read more

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Blood pressure in right arm was: 142/80 and blood pressure in left 128/78. Is this normal?

Blood pressure in right arm was: 142/80 and blood pressure in left 128/78. Is this normal?

C below: You are 19 but... People with an arm-to-arm difference of 15 points or more are twice as likely to have peripheral artery disease—essentially cholesterol-clogged arteries in the arms, legs, or other non-heart parts of the body. In your case Mild coarctation could also be present ...Read more

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Had deep vein thrombosis and blood clot in leg veins. Should I be worried?

Had deep vein thrombosis and blood clot in leg veins. Should I be worried?

Yes - w/o treatment: Dvt can break free from your deep veins, travel through your bloodstream, and lodge in your lungs. This clot can block blood flow in your lungs, which can strain your heart and lungs. This pulmonary embolism is a medical emergency. Dvt can also lead to chronic vein problems and swelling treatment with blood thinners is very effective in reducing risk. Compression stocking also recommended. ...Read more

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Blood clot in both shoulders?

Blood clot in both shoulders?

Unclear question: How do you know that you have blood clots in the shoulders? Blood clots in shoulders is not a recognized medical entity. It may help if you describe the symptoms. ...Read more

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Does heel pain in blood pressure?

Heel pain: Has no relation to blood pressure, it can be from plantar fascitis or spurs in the bones, you need a foot doctor, try wearing shoes with better arch support first. ...Read more

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Foot soaks that lower blood pressure?

Foot soaks that lower blood pressure?

Blood pressure: No foot soaks that i know of (not to say that they don't exist.) that let your blood pressure, but watching your sodium intake and stress levels can be beneficial. Foot soaks can further relax you and help to lower you blood pressure. ...Read more

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What causes superficial blood clot in armpit?

What causes superficial blood clot in armpit?

Pooling of the blood: This could be due to several causes pooling of the blood infection, thrombosis, abnormalites in coagulation, endothelial dysfunction. ...Read more