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Blood Clot Moving Up Leg
Possible but unlikel: Typically, leg pain when sitting for extended periods of time is due to venous pooling in the limbs, which causes an increase in venous pressure, leading to a wide variety of symptoms, such as aching, heaviness, cramping, fatigue ..Etc it is possible to develop superficial blood clots, known as phlebitis, or less likely the more serious dvt, or deep vein thrombosis. See a dr for us to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unilateral low leg swelling w/ distended non varicose vein. Leg throbs after walking up stairs. General squeeze feeling. ABI neg. Is this arterial?
Leg Pain: Your symptoms do not sound like they are arterial. Pain walking up stairs often times is muscular or joint related. Leg swelling is not typical of an arterial problem and I doubt that the distended vein is the cause of your problem. You should see an orthopedic doctor and also have a venous ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May Be the Arteries: There are many causes of discoloration of the ankles and feet. Ruling out a blood clot is good but those usually occur in the veins. Having pain and discoloration in the feet and ankles is often due to a decrease in the blood flow. I recommend seeing a vascular specialist in your area for blood flow testing. ...Read more
Only way to: Know for sure is with a test called venous duplex doppler ultrasound. If you do have a clot, it can break off and travel to lungs, a condition called pulmonary embolism. This is a serious condition, could be fatal. Treatment is immediate anticoagulation, so get to a doctor if there is any question of blood clot, or deep vein thrombophlebitis. ...Read more
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?
Yes - w/o treatment: Dvt can break free from your deep veins, travel through your bloodstream, and lodge in your lungs. This clot can block blood flow in your lungs, which can strain your heart and lungs. This pulmonary embolism is a medical emergency. Dvt can also lead to chronic vein problems and swelling treatment with blood thinners is very effective in reducing risk. Compression stocking also recommended. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Long blue vein running down thigh that sticks out a bit when standing but disappears when lifting leg. Doesn't look twisted. Varicose vein?
Possibly: What you describe is possibly a varicose vein. They are a dilation of the veins in the lower leg. ...Read more
Pulling behind knee and cramp in calf. Happens laying down and walking. Also having tingling hands. Does this sound vascular? Neg ddimer and leg us.
Sounds like 2 things: Tingling hands are often the presenting symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome. One can also develop neuropathy in the lower extremities, but the area you describe would be pretty uncommon. Do you feel a mass or bump in the back of the knee? Sometimes a popliteal cyst can cause compression in that and be painful with pain referred down the leg. You could also have a ruptured cyst. See orthopedics soon. ...Read more
Left thigh aches in spots. Left leg swollen & ankle. Ultrasound no blood clots. Leg tingling on and off. Knee clicking. Click in foot with movement.
That's alot : Going on why not see a doctor. I'm not even sure all those complaints are related. ...Read more
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