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33 years old. Broke ankle 3 weeks ago.In fiberglass cast. Should I worry about blood clots?Haven't been taking aspirin.Should I?Too late to work?
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 ...Read more
Could this be a sign of blood clots? I am on the pill now for 5 months. Monday of last week i noticed an odd ache in my left calf muscle and ankle, no over exercise or stretching to cause this. Next day same thing but the cramps a little worse so i took s
It is possible. : The pill and other oral contraceptives can increase your risk of blood clot and especially so if your are a smoker. If you have swelling in that leg compared to the other or tenderness then i would have a high suspicion for a clot. Call your doc or go to a local urgent care or emergency department. If it is getting worse do not ignore it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Not likely: Isolated ankle swelling may be, among other things, a result of gout, infection, arthritis, an osteochondral defect, or an injury. Swelling from a blood clot is more classically noted in the calf. It too may result in swelling of the ankle but is not isolated to the ankle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Calf pain: Blood clots, known as "deep venous thrombosis " or "dvt" can occur in the calf of the leg ( one of the most common sites). Dvt's are characterized by pain , swelling and localized tenderness. Most commonly they occur after surgery, trauma , or prolonged periods of immobility ( like a long airplane flight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible blood clot: The may be several possibilities of causes of this. It could be a ganglionic cyst which are very common. It could be a lipoma which is a benign fatty tumor or other forms of pathology. Obviously it also could be a blood clot, especially if you injured or sprained your ankle. You need to seek medical attention for this concern, including x-rays. ...Read more
I have a painless but very swollen ankle and it's been 2 weeks since major neck surgery. Could it be blood clot or something else?
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