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Blood Clot In Left Leg
All dvts are sreious: Deep vein thrombosis is always serious no matter what the cause and should be treated with anticoagulants. Dont know if you have lupus the disease or a lupus antibody which would make you more at risk of developing clots. If you have a hypercoaguable state(a tendency to form clots) you may have to stay on anticoagulants such as warfarin for your entire life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Went into ER cause thought I had blood clot n left leg due to pain n doc looked at it felt my pulse did lil exam n said no blood clot that I was ok?
Anticoagulation: You must see your doctor, who may refer you to a vascular specialist, and be anti-cpagulated right away. Often the clot(s) will dissolve if no new ones are allowed to form if the body is permitted to heal itself. ...Read more
Why do I keep getting blood clot in my left leg when my hemoglobin is high and my factor 5is normal?
A Deep Vein Clot?: If you you have been diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) more than once you may need to treated lifelong with blood thinners. Normal hemoglobin doesnt affect your risk of dvt. Factor v leiden is one one the many factors that may need to be tested to make sure that you do not have a hereditary or acquired hypercoagulable state. Another risk factor for DVT is immobility and certain surgeries. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lymphedema.: Blood clots in the leg (DVT) can lead to chronic venous insufficiency which results in the leg becoming discolored brown from the calf down, thickened and swollen. This then leads to blockage of the lymphatic channels in the leg which leads to lymphedema. This becomes a chronic condition and the swollen leg can ooze or drain this clear lymphatic fluid. You should see a vein specialist asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask your doctor: It would be best to ask you doctor since they will know what medication you are currently on. ...Read more
My husband is 57 and has had 2 blood clots in his left leg, last one occurring 2 yrs ago. Yesterday his big toe swelled up and now his whole foot is?
See physician: immediately to have evaluated. Hard to tell just from your description but this should be checked out. ...Read more
Non occlusive blood clot left leg. Got in shower, slipped on shower mat, hit left shin against shower rail. Bruise and and slight bump. Dislodge possib?
Possible: Clots below the knee only usually do not cause symptoms or significant problem even if they dislodge as they are too small to cause . Some experts do not even recommend blood thinners for this kind of clots as they often dissolve on their own. You should continue full activity as normal as this hastens improvement. If you have a lot of symptoms then short course of blood thinner is seasonable.. ...Read more
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