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Dr. James White
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How to heal blood clots on hands after sclerotherapy?

How to heal blood clots on hands after sclerotherapy?

Phebitis: Sclerotherapy uses chemical burn to cause small veins to thrombose and be absorbed by the body. This local trauma makes the injected veins irritated...Phlebitis. A small blood clot or thrombosis could also be at the site. Treat with NSAID meds like aleve and heating pad or warm moist heat. If the pain progresses, seek physician review. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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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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Dr. W. Batson
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What are the signs for a blood clot in your hand?

What are the signs for a blood clot in your hand?

Pain and swelling: Blood clots in the veins are extremely rare in the hand. Serious clotting is usually seen only in patients with very serious clotting disorders. Clots can occur in the ulnar artery from trauma over the heel of the palm such as repetitive vibration from power tools. ...Read more

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Blood clot in the hand symptoms?

Blood clot in the hand symptoms?

Exceedingly rare: What you describe is possibly never seen. Is this your idea as to what is wrong? Was there an ultrasound to prove? Very strange. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Board Certified, Vascular Surgery
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I have a couple of blood clots on my hand. What should I do?

I have a couple of blood clots on my hand. What should I do?

Depends on where!: I'm guessing you mean venous. If they are limited to your hands and have not had previous arm surgery you can probably be treated with NSAID therapy. You need to see a hand specialist or vascular surgeon. If it were arterial you probably would not be typing this. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Brown
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
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I got a blood clot on my hand while waxing waxing and my whole hand hurts, should I be concerned?

I got a blood clot on my hand while waxing waxing and my whole hand hurts, should I be concerned?

No: Not at risk for an embolus and pain should be unrelated to a venous clot. An arterial clot would obstruct blood flow and cause ischemic pain. That can be a medical emergency depending on collateral blood flow. If pain persists seek care with pcp or hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Can a blood clot on the hand close to the wrist area look like a lump and if it is a blood clot could it be dangerous?

Can a blood clot on the hand close to the wrist area look like a lump and if it is a blood clot could it be dangerous?

Unlikely: It would be unlikely for a blood clot to show up as a cystic area. More likely a ganglionic cyst in the wrist area. Get eval to get the real and definitive diagnosis. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Sameer Ohri
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Not on period, felt urge to push, blood clot size of hand came out, no continuous bleeding. What could that be?

Not on period, felt urge to push, blood clot size of hand came out, no continuous bleeding. What could that be?

See your Ob doc.: I really need more information before I can answer this question. A blood clot could be a no. of things including spontaneous abortion. That said, I have no clue about your sexual history or for that matter menstrual history. Again, there is not enough information(history) provided to accurately answer that question. Please visit an OB for further evaluation. Thanks ...Read more

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Dr. Ayisha Gani
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Imeet with an accident & injured hand- scrap skin- blood clot upper right hand- new skin - white patch- using sofradex cream. Your advice ?

Imeet with an accident & injured hand- scrap skin- blood clot upper right hand- new skin - white patch- using sofradex cream. Your advice ?

Time is the healer: Scratches and the bruises will heal with scars based on the size and depth of the lesion. Blood clot in the hand history is kind of vague. Keep the wound clean and moist. Mederma might help to minimize discoloration and smoothen out the scar. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Brown
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
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Please tell me, could a dangerous blood clot form from broken hand?

Please tell me, could a dangerous blood clot form from broken hand?

Extremely rare: Blood clots of concern are venous with risk of migrating to the lungs causing a pulmonary embolus. These typically arise from the lower extremities. Thrombosis of arteries supplying the hand can cause ischemic tissue necrosis but rarely ever occur with a hand fracture. ...Read more

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