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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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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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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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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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On my hand theres a hard cord feeling where a cannula was, could this be a blood clot? There was pain for a few days but it doesn't hurt anymore

Yes: Iv cannula plus fluids, medications in a vein can result in irritation of the vein lining, subsequent thrombosis (clot) . This is often self-limiting, and moist heat to area 2-3 times daily for 15 min helps relieve discomfort. You may be left with cord-like feel to vein for several weeks, gradually subsiding. ...Read more

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Blood oxygen hovering around 96-97. I am usually around 99-100. Could I have a blood clot? I also noticed one hand measures a few points lower.

Blood oxygen hovering around 96-97. I am usually around 99-100. Could I have a blood clot? I also noticed one hand measures a few points lower.

Quit worrying: There is nothing wrong with your oxygen saturation. If you do not have any symptoms, do bother checking oxygen saturation. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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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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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 (naproxen) and heating pad or warm moist heat. If the pain progresses, seek physician review. ...Read more

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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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I have rashes on my hands, It starts as a tiny blood clot, develops a wound,the brown part rips off and leaves behind a mark which itches and spreads?

I have rashes on my hands, It starts as a tiny blood clot, develops a wound,the brown part rips off and leaves behind a mark which itches and spreads?

Rash: There are many possibilities. The most likely is a fungal rash. Try OTC lotrimin (clotrimazole) twice a day for a week on the rash. If it does not improve or resolve, then have your rash looked at by your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hello i havent had my cycle in 4 months I started my cycle this Saturday and it's been bleeding pretty heavy passing blood clots size of my hand im39?

Hello i havent had my cycle in 4 months I started my cycle this Saturday and it's been bleeding pretty heavy passing blood clots size  of my hand im39?

You need to see GYN: You need to see a GYN MD to assess the source of your heavy bleeding and why your cycle was absent for 4 months. First, if there is any possibility of pregnancy, run a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Veins in hands with hard lumps... Could they be blood clots?

Veins in hands with hard lumps... Could they be blood clots?

not really : They are superficial veins and when we use the term blood clot in the media we are talking about obstructed deep veins: " deep vein thrombosis" or DVT . Technically the hard spots on the hand veins are also thrombosis of veins but they superficial veins and are called superficial phlebitis not" blood clots.". ...Read more

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Tingling in neck, face and hands. Headaches off and on. Is it possible I have a blood clot?

Tingling in neck, face and hands. Headaches off and on. Is it possible I have a blood clot?

Probably not: Of course, all things are possible, but your description does not sound like a blood clot. Frankly, it sounds much more like an anxiety reaction. I would tell your doctor about it and let him or her do any appropriate testing, after they examine you, to make sure. Then, they can begin appropriate treatment if it is really needed. ...Read more

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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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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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