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Blood clot cause swollen right arm?

Blood clot cause swollen right arm?

Absolutely!: This is common with central lines, pacemakers, or indwelling catheters, like quinton dialysis catheters. It causes obstruction of the main veins of the arm (axillary, basillic, or subclavian) and can cause arm swelling. This is similar to a DVT in the leg. ...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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I went to my doctor today, and come to find out I have a small blood clot in my right arm. My doctor told me to keep a watch on it, they do not do blood?

I went to my doctor today, and come to find out I have a small blood clot in my right arm. My doctor told me to keep a watch on it, they do not do blood?

FollowDoctor'sAdvice: We don't know what you mean by a small blood clot and in which location and which vein. As long as it has been checked and your doctor said just to keep watch, it may not be serious. So follow your doctor's advice and if it changes get it rechecked ...Read more

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I woke up with a numb/almost painful feeling in my right arm, it's been persustent all day. What it could be? I'm worried it's a blood clot from bc

I woke up with a numb/almost painful feeling in my right arm, it's been persustent all day. What it could be? I'm worried it's a blood clot from bc

Painful arm: Clots in the arm, although possible, is not the most common cause of the symptoms you describe. The most common cause would be a nerve irritation due to a forced position of the arm during sleep. We're not in control of how arms are positioned and this may cause pressure to the nerve resulting in the symptoms you describe. ...Read more

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I was recently diagnosed with multiple small blood clots in my lungs. I'm currently having pain and tingling in my right arm. Should I be worried?

I was recently diagnosed with multiple small blood clots in my lungs. I'm currently having pain and tingling in my right arm. Should I be worried?

Very much so: You need to be under the care of a physician who is capable of handling an extremely serious situation -- multiple pulmonary thromboemboli in a young woman. ...Read more

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I have an on off pain in the back of my right arm, just above my elbow. Is this urgent? It's not broken I'm sure, maybe blood clot or tendinitis?

I have an on off pain in the back of my right arm, just above my elbow. Is this urgent? It's not broken I'm sure, maybe blood clot or tendinitis?

Tendonitis: This could be due to a variety of causes, but tendinitis is high on the list of possibilities. You can treat the pain with prn NSAIDS, ice and possibly steroid injections. ...Read more

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Received 2 unites of blood on february 21 after emergency surgery now right arm shooting pain in upper part could this be blood clot or from blood?

MAY NOT BE RELATED: Most likely it is not related directly it could be inflamed vein where they placed the needle, it could be a clot if they place a central line for your blood transfusion
if there is no swelling in the arm most likely it is not clot
transfusion reaction does not wait that long so it is not the blood
if persisted and you still concern check with your physician or your surgeon. ...Read more

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Today I went to have an ultrasound on my right arm and the results indicated I have a small blood clot. Doc didn't send me to the Er. Should I go?

It Depends...: Blood "clots" can be arterial or venous. Most often, ultrasound of the upper extremity is evaluating for venous thrombosis (clot in the veins). Thrombosis in the superficial veins (superficial thrombophlebitis or SVT) is typically treated with aspirin and or removal of the offending cause. Treatment in the deeper veins (deep vein thrombosis or DVT) is more complex. Make sure you ask your doctor. ...Read more

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I have arm swelling after a 20-day hospital stay for Fever of unknown origin. Once home a few days right arm pain and swelling. No blood clots found.?

I have arm swelling after a 20-day hospital stay for Fever of unknown origin. Once home a few days right arm pain and swelling. No blood clots found.?

Second opinion: I would get another opinion if you are not satisfied with the answers you are presently getting. This may be related to meds, diet, healing, etc. ASK QUESTIONS!!! ...Read more

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I have a blood clot in my left jugular vein I am currently on coumadin (warfarin). Can I get another clot? My right arm is swollen slightly.

Warfarin: The purpose of the Coumadin (warfarin) is to allow the clot to reverb and prevent a new one. The arm swelling suggests there may be more than just jugular obstruction. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a blood clot disorder and have a clot in my left hip lung I'm on warfarin An T3 (liothyronine) my right arm to sore Is it a side effects?

I have a blood clot disorder and have a clot in my left hip lung I'm on warfarin An T3 (liothyronine) my right arm to sore Is it a side effects?

Look for a cause.: If you have a tendency to have blood clots, see a vascular specialist who can take a thorough history, perform a careful physical exam and test for "pro-coagulant factors". Proper treatment requires careful attention to detail. ...Read more

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What can cause a blood clot in the arm?

What can cause a blood clot in the arm?

Many things.: Assuming you mean in the veins not the arteries.
Blood clots in the arm divided into deep (more serious) and superficial. Deep vein thrombosis of the arm is most commonly seen in hospitalized patients that have certain kinds of long iv's in called picc lines. In a young person i often treat clot in the subclavian/axillary veins from "venous tos". It can be caused by repetative motion injury. ...Read more

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Could my arm pain possibly be from a blood clot? How can I get it checked out?

Could my arm pain possibly be from a blood clot? How can I get it checked out?

See physician: If u are concerned about a blood clot see a physician. There are 2 types venous & arterial. Arterial clots are an emergency. A physician can order an ultrasound, mri, or arteriography. Signs & syms of a clot may iinclude pain, weakness, loss of color (turning white from lack of blood flow), swelling, warmth, severe redness...

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I just found out I have a blood clot in my arm and started a thinner last night in the mean time my are is very swollen what can I do about that?

I just found out I have a blood clot in my arm and started a thinner last night in the mean time my are is very swollen what can I do about that?

Elevate it: Above the level of your heart by either propping it on something or intermittently let it hang from something (not tight) that is up over your head to help reduce the swelling. Contact the doc who diagnosed the clot and prescribed with what is happening; and if there is much pain at all, or feeling of heat in the skin, discoloration or loss of feeling in your hand, get seen as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots in arm fishula?

Common: You probably mean fistula. For hemodialysis? Blood clots are common and can be removed with a balloon catheter, by a trained interventional doc. Usually no obvious reason but anatomy, blood flow and hypercoagulability testing are checked. Usually all tests normal.

Certainly you want to discuss your specific case with your doc. ...Read more

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What would cause a blood clot in the arm?

What would cause a blood clot in the arm?

Artery or vein : People with hypercoagulsble or tendency to form clots can have that. Patients with any catheters in the veins develop clots in the veins. Arterial clots most commonly come from the heart in patients with atrial fibrillation causing arm ischemia. ...Read more