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Why am i having sharp moving pains in my leg with the blood clot in it? That come and go after i walk.

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

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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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

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Can a blood clot in the leg cause involuntary muscle movements in the leg and ankle pain?

Can a blood clot in the leg cause involuntary muscle movements in the leg and ankle pain?

It's possible: As poor venous outflow from the muscles in the lower(distal) leg due to a blood clot(DVT) could lead to spasms, but it's not the most common symptom. The swelling often associated can lead to ankle pain. ...Read more

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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?

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 likely: Focal pain that radiates downwards is typically related to neuromuscular irritation. It is more common to have swelling and skin color changes with blood clot. ...Read more

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Relative had knee surgery, now has blood clots moving through body. What should we do?

Relative had knee surgery, now has blood clots moving through body. What should we do?

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

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Hit right knee very hard on corner of counter. Swollen and red with Trouble moving it. Is their a risk of a blood clot?

Possibly.: 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

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Pain in hamstring with movements, no swelling no bruising, pain started 30 hours after workout but doesn't feel like DOMS. 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

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What does blood clot in leg feel like?

What does blood clot in leg feel like?

It Varies: Sometimes a blood clot has no symptoms. But common symptoms are swelling in the legs, pain in the calf, heaviness in the leg.

If the clot travels to your lung, you can have shortness of breath, a fast heart beat, chest pain, heaviness in the chest and this is an emergency. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of blood clot in leg?

What are symptoms of blood clot in leg?

Pain and swelling: Commonly, blood clots cause pain and swelling but sometimes they will only cause one or the other. Occasionally, they cause no symptoms. Ultrasound is the only way to know for sure. ...Read more

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What are the tests for blood clot in leg?

What are the tests for blood clot in leg?

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

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How can I dissolved a blood clot in my leg?

How can I dissolved a blood clot in my leg?

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

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What are signs of blood clot in leg (lower)?

What are signs of blood clot in leg (lower)?

Varies: Swelling discomfort the swelling does not improve when u elevate the leg. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a blood clot in leg?

What are the symptoms of a blood clot in leg?

Pain: Blood clots in the leg usually cause pain and swelling of the leg. ...Read more

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Blood clot in the leg..Which are the symptoms?

Blood clot in the leg..Which are the symptoms?

Blood clot Legs: Pain , redness, swelling and discoloration of leg are the symptoms and signs of blood clot in leg. ...Read more

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What is the danger of a blood clot in the leg?

What is the danger of a blood clot in the leg?

Several: Local and entire leg swelling
cellulitis
tenderness
leg ulcers and sores
venous insufficiency
life threatening embolism to lungs

it depends on level of clot and early identification and treatment. ...Read more

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Can pain from a blood clot in your leg come and go?

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

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What would a blood clot in my leg look or feel like?

What would a blood clot in my leg look or feel like?

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

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Potential blood clot in leg.. Someone please advise me?

Potential blood clot in leg.. Someone please advise me?

See a doctor: A blood clot in a vein in the leg can travel to the lungs and threaten your life, so please see a health care professional. ...Read more

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What to do if I think I may have a blood clot in my leg!?

What to do if I think I may have a blood clot in my leg!?

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

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What are the symptoms of having a blood clot in your leg?

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

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If you have a blood clot in leg would you notice the symptoms?

If you have a blood clot in leg would you notice the symptoms?

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

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Im not sure if I have a blood clot in my leg, what should I do?

See your doctor: This is potentially serious; see your doctor. ...Read more

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Please tell me what happens if you have a blood clot in your leg?

DVT: A blood clot in the veins of your legs is called deep venous thrombosis (dvt). Depending on the size, this can cause pain, swelling, and redness. The most feared complication of this if if the clot were to travel to your lungs, called a pulmonary embolism. ...Read more

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Do teenagers get blood clots in their legs?

Do teenagers get blood clots in their legs?

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

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What do blood clots in your legs look like?

Swelling: You can experience pain, swelling & redness. A palpable cord can be seen as the clot forms in a vein. ...Read more

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What are leg blood clot signs and symptoms?

What are leg blood clot signs and symptoms?

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