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Does a blood clot in leg feel like bruise?

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

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 does blood clot in leg feel like?

What does blood clot in leg feel like?

It Varies: Sometimes a blood clot has no symptoms. But common symptoms are swelling in the legs, pain in the calf, heaviness in the leg. If the clot travels to your lung, you can have shortness of breath, a fast heart beat, chest pain, heaviness in the chest and this is an emergency. ...Read more

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What would a blood clot in the leg feel like?

What would a blood clot in the leg feel like?

Pain/swelling: Blood clots in the legs generally cause swelling in the lower leg as well as pain in the back of the leg. Usually only on one side. This is a serious condition that needs to be evaluated right away. Prolonged periods of rest and birth control pills increase your risk. ...Read more

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What would a blood clot in my leg look or feel like?

What would a blood clot in my leg look or feel like?

Blood Clot Pain: Blood clots may be present without any signs. However patients usually seek a doctors opinion because one extremity, arm or leg, is more swollen than the other. Classic teaching is that you may have pain in your calf muscles or feel a cord-a solid ridge under the skin-that is a blood vessel filled with clot. Occasionally patients will feel short of breath or have a racing heart. ...Read more

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Can a small bump that feels like it's in the vein running down the shin be blood clot? Feeling warmth and a bit of tingling in toes periodically

Surface cord: The bump you feel could be a clot within a superficial vessel. These may cause pain and some redness, but rarely are the source of emboli to other organs. As a marker of a potential clotting disorder, it might bear evaluation to be sure there is no risk of deep vessel clots or a systemic disease that is creating the susceptibility. ...Read more

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Have a lump in outer thigh, hurts and off.having sciatica and my foots number.Does it sound like a nerve or blood clot.

Have a lump in outer thigh, hurts and off.having sciatica and my foots number.Does it sound like a nerve or blood clot.

YES.: Sciatica is a symptom looking for a diagnosis. You need one! The lump on your thigh may or may not be related to your other symptoms. In any case, you need to see a doctor. Please do so at your earliest convenience. ...Read more

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Pain in the calf when I walk or sit on my knees. No other symptoms but I fear blood clot. Pulled muscle or blood clot?

Pain in the calf when I walk or sit on my knees. No other symptoms but I fear blood clot. Pulled muscle or blood clot?

Calf pain: Need more info , How long have you had this ? Any history of trauma ? What medications do you take ? Any recent log distant travel or recent surgery. , most common in a young female would be muscle strain ...Read more

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feels like im sitting on a lrg lump in the vein/artery going down left thigh. Very painful@ times! Can blood clots move around & present in this way?

feels like im sitting on a lrg lump in the vein/artery going down left thigh. Very painful@ times! Can blood clots move around & present in this way?

Blood clot: If a lump is evident in or on a vein, a blood clot would be a possibility. It can fragment and travel through the vein upwards toward the lungs. Blood clot in a superficial vein tends not to travel or embolize. It would not move side to side. Since you're quite concerned, you should be examined by a physician to check for phlebitis. ...Read more

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Can a blood clot in my leg effect my lung circulation?

Can a blood clot in my leg effect my lung circulation?

Yes: If you have a blood clot in the deep veins of the leg, they can break loose and travel up through the heart, and into the lungs where it can cause a pulmonary embolism. This is potentially life threatening, but the risk is markedly reduced by taking a blood thinner like coumadin (warfarin). ...Read more

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Donut shaped bruise above ankle, humped up in middle.Looks like dvt.Just went to er over arm pain and chest.Would blood test also rule out leg clot?

Need more informati: Would suggest you see your physician and let him or her guide you. The donut lesions sounds more likely it is not a clot anda dermatolgoist may clarify. The ER is not a way to get health care ...Read more

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Can a blood clot in the calf /leg feel heavy, a constant tingling sensation, color of leg lighter & colder foot in comparison to other leg and foot?

Can a blood clot in the calf /leg feel heavy, a constant tingling sensation, color of leg lighter & colder foot in comparison to other leg and foot?

Yes: But your other symptoms sound like possible lyme's disease. Please get your leg examined at the er tonight with an ultrasound study if needed to. Rule out deep vein thrombosis and while your'e there have that rash looked at. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes a pulsing blood flowing feeling in foot and calf of leg?

What causes a pulsing blood flowing feeling in foot and calf of leg?

Several things: There are several problems that can cause these symptoms including Achilles tendinitis, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome and a blood clot among others. It is important to see a podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Have a blood clot above left knee lots of pain and stiffness in both itching inside my right leg can you get another blood clot even though taking war?

Have a blood clot above left knee lots of pain and stiffness in both itching inside my right leg can you get another blood clot even though taking war?

Possibly: The ability of warfarin to prevent or treat a blood clot is partly based upon how well it is keeping your blood at a therapeutic level, which is usually checked with a blood test called prothrombin time. Diet can also have a large impact on the ability of the warfarin to work. If you have any concern, I would be rechecked for a dvt. In some cases, clots can be surgically removed ( throne tony) ...Read more

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What does a blood clot in my shoulder feel like?

Nothing: You typically cannot feel a blood clot. What you are looking for is swelling in your arm - your entire arm. Upper extremity blood clots are exceedingly rare. If there is any question, go and see your physician for an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Sharp sooting pain in left leg from back thigh to back knee could it be another blood clot theres is no swollen leg?

Possibly: You mentioned another blood clot, I am assuming you've had one before? If so, it is possible that you've had another one. Secondly, could be stretched hamstring or muscle strain. Lastly, if all is negative then consider a spine issue as a possibility that may need further evaluation. ...Read more

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