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Blood Clot Moving Up Leg
Why am i having sharp moving pains in my leg with the blood clot in it? That come and go after i walk.
? ?: You know you have a blood clot? Are you in a blood thinner from your doc? The vessel with the clot cannot supply oxygen to the leg because of the blockage , therefore when the leg is active and cannot get the oxygen it needs , Lactic Acid builds up = pain. Also fluid back up= pain. ...Read more
How much does moving your legs every few munutes on a long road trip cut down the likelyhood of blood clots?
Blood Clots: It can significantly reduce the clots if the ankles are forcibly pumped up and down to cause stagnant blood to flow out of the legs. ...Read more
Er though4-sure I had a blood clot blockage in my left leg test normal. Feels like something's moving in my leg& pain won't go away. What would it b ?
Blood clot: Get a second opinion on venous ultrasound. ...Read more
My friend is have a pinched feeling in one spot in her inner thigh and its keeps moving down and we are wondering if that is signs of a blood clot?
Not uncommon: One of the most common complications of knee surgery (especially knee replacement) is a blot clot or dvt. It is usually treated with a blood thinner to prevent the clot from enlarging. It is a potentially dangerous problem and should be followed carefully by your physician. ...Read more
Hit right knee very hard on corner of counter. Swollen and red with Trouble moving it. Is their a risk of a blood clot?
Prolonged resting the knee and being immobile can increase the risk of a blood clot. So make sure you are exercising your toes, ankle and do breathing exercises and keep well hydrated.
if being immobilized for more than 3-5 days, your Doc should start you on some blood thinners for a few weeks.
See your Doc.. ...Read more
Pain in a particular spot on my hamstring, doesn't feel like muscle strain or anything, some small moves hurt like moving toe. Possible blood clot?
Pain in hamstring with movements, no swelling no bruising, pain started 30 hours after workout but doesn't feel like DOMS. Blood clot?
Exercise related: You worked out. Then you noted pain in hamstrings. This most likely represents sore muscles from the workout. If you are otherwise healthy and 18 years old? I would stretch the area of soreness. You note no pain at rest no swelling... Thus unlikely a blood clot. If you are short of breath, recently on birth control then see doctor immediately as that would be concern for clot. ...Read more
Ultrasound: 1. History and physical exam. If your history and examination are suspicious that it might be a dvt, then you need a 2. D-dimer. A blood test is done. If it is very low, you don't have a dvt. If it is high you might have a DVT and you need an 3. Ultrasound scan. This is the gold standard test. The ultimate way to check for a DVT is ultrasound. ...Read more
Blood thinners: If you have a large blood clot in your leg, you have an emergency that can kill you. The blood clot can break off and get stuck in your lungs. Call your doctor! he can test you for the clot and put you on blood thinners that will allow the clot to stabilize and dissolve. ...Read more
Usually constant: Pain is usually localised to the area related to the clot.Usually constant pain, but may vary from patient to patient as pain thresholds are variable. ...Read more
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
Go to your doctor: A blood clot to the lower extremities can increase your risk of embolization (a piece of the clot gets dislodged from the point of origin and travels to other part of the body). This could provoke a more worrisome situation in which a clot goes to the lungs; which at times could be fatal. If properly medicated the risk of embolization can be decreased with blood thinners. ...Read more
Swelling and pain: Symptoms are swelling and pain of the calf, foot, ankles, or any combination. These clots form in the veins and can be diagnosed by a simple ultrasound (noninvasive) testing. If you have a clot (termed deep venous thrombosis) , your doctor will place youon an anticoagulant to prevent pulmonary embolisms. ...Read more
Sometimes: About half of all DVT cases do not cause symptoms. The symptoms you feel can depend on the location and size of clot . They include swelling, tenderness, leg pain that may worsen when you walk or stand, sensation of warmth, and skin that turns red or blue. If you and your doctor are concerned a good history and ultrasound is indicated. This is a noninvasive test that will provide the diagnosis. ...Read more
See your doctor: This is potentially serious; see your doctor. ...Read more
See below: Usullay acute pain and swelling at the site. ...Read more
Possible...but rare: Anyone can potentially get blood clots, but it is rare in younger people. Many things can predispose a person to clots - inactivity, obesity, hormone replacement or birth control, and many clotting disorders. Many of these are avoidable or at least modifiable. If a teenager were to get a blood clot, they should probably be tested for a clotting disorder. ...Read more
Two types of clot: Arterial blood clot usually causes sudden loss of pulse in the leg. It is quite painful & may be associated with pallor, paralysis, coldness, or numbness. It is more common in older patients, often with arrhythmias or irregular heart beats. Venous clots usually cause swelling and pain, although they can be entirely silent or asymptomatic. These may occur at any age, most commonly after immobility. ...Read more
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