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Blood Clot Leg Bruise
I think I have a bruise on my leg. How do I tell the difference between a blood clot and a bruise?
A chair feel on my lower leg 2 wks ago. I now have a not feeling there & it still feels bruised, but only when I touch it. Could this be a blood clot?
The edge of a chair fell on my leg 4mo. ago. It didnt bruise or hurt the next day but left knot. Now it hurts. blood clot? had neg d-dimer.
D -dimer: The knot may be an organized blood clot under the skin which is not serious but can be a tender lump. A negative d -dimer test doesn't rule out phlebitis however. If there is calf pain,tenderness and swelling, have an evaluation by a physician and, if advisable, a leg ultrasound will be ordered. A tender subcutaneous hematoma can be removed with a small incision. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Got hit me pretty hard in my leg,calf.Few times,like when somebody patts you.Day later It hurts,no bruises.Could that cause a problem like blood clot?
What are blood clots and how do you know if you have them in your legs? Do they look like bruises ? Can you get them from bc pills
Blood clots legs: Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) are blood clots in the deep venous system of the legs, usually lower legs. Leg with DVT may be swollen, red, painful or there may be no symptoms at all. Risk factors include sitting/immobility for a long time, blood clotting disorder, pregnancy/birth control pills, smoking, being overweight, and many others. If you think you have dvt, go to emergency room right away. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
How long will a hematoma last and hurt? I've had it for 2 wks. It's on lower leg. Could it be blood clot. No swelling. Just bruised feeling.
LE hematoma: if a skin deep hematoma you can see the " black and blue mark", if in muscle diagnosed by ultrasound. Can take up to a month or so depending on size. There are also bone bruises when the bone marrow gets edema, muscle sprains, and there are clots which can be quite dangerous as part can dislodge &move elsewhere like the lung. Please F/U w/doc/ER today may need sonongram ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Hi, I have a bruise in the same spot on both legs but don't hurt, could this be a blood clot? I put lights up on my house andwas against a ladder toda
Compression bruise: Makes sense this was a direct result of leaning hard against the ladder. If you experience any numbness associated with the bruising, I would check this out with your local doctor, if things do not totally resolve with some time( 5-7 days), make a point to have things examined by a doctor, and consider some imaging to understand how deep the injury to soft tissue is. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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