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Blood Clot In Muscle In Leg
Is it true that most of the general adult population have leg blood clots and that they are present in various depths within muscle tissue?
Blood clots: No it is not true that most of the adult populations have leg clots. These clots typically occur in the veins and not in the muscle tissue. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Get a Dr. to examine: First, have a dr. Examine you, and usually that is all you would need. Definative proof would obtained by getting a vascular study such as a venous duplex doppler study. ...Read more
Woke up in middle of night, calf muscle tensed up. Lots of pain, now it still hurts badly in entire leg hours later. Blood clot possibly?Just spasms?
Could be either: But clot is life threatening hence I would advise you have it checked out ASAP. ...Read more
I am having pain in my left upper leg. It feels like i pulled a muscle. Could this be a blood clot?
Unlikely: No one can rule out a blood clot based on this brief history alone, but the majority of blood clots cause pain in the lower leg, particularly the calf region. Signs include swelling, redness, increased warmth, fever and distention of the veins. Risk factors include recent trauma or surgery, prolonged immobilization, recent lengthy travel, smoking, use of birth control pills and + family history. ...Read more
I get muscle twitches behind my knee accompanied with discomfort in the back of my leg. I am worried about a blood clot. (22yrs, 5'8", 230lbs)?
7 days post-sclerotherapy and having leg/muscle twitching all over legs. Is this typical or possibly from compression socks? Fear of blood clots...
I have a hand sized raise/lump on my outer thigh,My leg hurts from bad sciatica w/muscle spasms.Could it be muscle/nerves or a blood clot?
Leg feels heavy,muscle spasms,hurts from toes to buttocks,possible bursitis in knee,Can sciatica cause all this or could it be a blood clot?
Brief pains in calf and thigh, dr things pulled muscle. Worried about blood clot now short of breath. Would leg be swelling? No swelling or redness.
Get to er: Leg pains accompanied by shortness of breath is a pulmonary embolism until proven otherwise. Typically preceeded by a clot in the leg. Redness and swelling may occur. However if the clots are higher up in the pelvis the redness and swelling may not be apparent. Pts with hypercoagulable states are prone to spontaneous clotting and need lifelong blood thinners. Need a ct scan of chest in ER asap ...Read more
Calf pain in isolated area right leg. 19 year old, Male, Skinny. Blood Clot? or Muscle strain? Did masturbate earlier in the day, unsure if related.
Got up with my leg asleep. Moved funky and have had slight calf pain. No pain walking. Just tender. Blood clot?! or muscle strain? 25 yrs old.
Tightness in back of calf muscle and knee on right leg. Sometimes left. On anti-inflamitories and birth control. Could it be a blood clot. No swelling?
Blood clots are usually associated with some degree of swelling due to blood pooling caused by the clotted vein.
Also, bilateral venous clotting is highly doubtful, so i'd look for another plausible explanation. ...Read more
Lower leg pain, lot of pain when i sit and stand, foot feels like its going to sleep, had a bad muscle cramp a week ago it has hurt since then, could it be a blood clot?
If : If you have calf pain go to your doctor right away to evaluate for deep venous thrombosis. Blood clots in your legs can go to your lungs and could be lethal. Once that is cleared further work up is likely needed to evaluate the condition and establish diagnosis. The problem may be a radiculopathy, peripherovascular insufficiency or local joint or tendon problem. An examination ir required to make determinations in your case. ...Read more
Immobilised due to surgery recovery.Experiencing short sharp random isolated spots of numbness or pain as well as muscle ache in my legs.Blood clots?
See your doctor: This is never normal. See your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, and possibly order tests to find out what's wrong. ...Read more
Yes it's possible!: It's possible that swelling from the injury causing obstruction to venous flow (coupled with immobility of the leg due to injury) can both lead to clot formation. The problem is that swelling at the calf and below would be expected from injury alone. Blood clot below the knee is less worrisome, but if it spreads higher, then treatment would be warranted. Ultrasound would be best for diagnosis. ...Read more
Achy & pinching pain in calf muscle that comes & goes. Feels good when I stretch it out. Is it a blood clot?
How can i distinguish between my very recent injury of a severely torn calf muscle and the possibility of a blood clot?
You go to : He ER where they may take a venous duplex (ultrasound) or take blood and do a d-dimer test. ...Read more
Ultraound exam: A duplex ultrasound examination, done by an accreditated lab, and performed by a certified tech will show the difference between a clot and muscle tissue damage in the legs. ...Read more
My left anterior thigh muscle feels more defined than right. I had negative ultrasound last year. Is this normal? Or indicative of a blood clot?
I am getting aches in my calf muscles I am concerned with Pvd or PAD or a blood clot. It has now made my anxiety worse today?
Best to consultt. : Blood clots can have very serious cosequences. If you are worried about that, you have to consult with your gp and he/she will send you for a special kind of sonar to diagnose/exclude blood clots. ...Read more
My dad is 50 and he has a stiff/tight pain behind his knee. No pain, not hot.
he goes to the gym a lot. Blood clot or muscle? Help
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining your father, however, clot or muscle problems are unlikely. He may have an early synovial cyst, also called Baker's cyst. He may wish to consult a doctor at his convenience.
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I have muscle like pain behind my knee right above the knee area- didn't do anything to it - should I be worried about blood clot- no redness/swelling
Unlikely a clot :
This does not sound like a clot to me but if you are concerned you should certainly see a doctor for evaluation
lupus can increase the risk of clots. ...Read more
Point in the back of my thigh hurts when I sit down. Bruise, muscle related or blood clot? Not when pressed just when I sit.
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