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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

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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Is pooping blood clots a sign of the listeria bacteria?

Is pooping blood clots a sign of the listeria bacteria?

Hematochezia: Hematochezia, or the loss of bright red blood in the stool, is most often due to hemorrhoidal bleeding but can also be the result of several other dangerous conditions such as cancer or inflammatory bowel disease. It must be investigated by a gastroenterologist immediately! ...Read more

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Why is big blood clots a bad sign after an abortion?

Why is big blood clots a bad sign after an abortion?

You should not: Have heavy bleeding after an abortion as that would indicate a problems like retained products , the uterus not contacting properly, rarely uterine perforation, please call the doc who did the ab or go to the er. ...Read more

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Would like to have explanation of blood clots in legs signs and symptoms of pe?

Would like to have explanation of blood clots in legs signs and symptoms of pe?

Dvt!: Blood clots in legs can be due to obesity, trauma, sitting for a long time such as in a plane, etc the pathophysiology is due to damage to inner lining of the vein, stasis of blood, and clothing of that blood. If the blood clot breaks off it can travel top the lungs and cause block age of a vein which will prevent the exchange of oxygen and can lead to difficulty breathing and death. ...Read more

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My 50 year old mother often gets small blood clots. Is this a sign of something worse?

My 50 year old mother often gets small blood clots. Is this a sign of something worse?

It depend on: Location of those blood clots. If the blood clots located in the legs, some have to be done about it. If she have heart trouble(atrial fibrillation) some have to done about it. ...Read more

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Yesterday i was hit on both shoulders kind of hard. Is it possible to get a blood clot and what signs should I look out for? I'm very worried.

Yesterday i was hit on both shoulders kind of hard. Is it possible to get a blood clot and what signs should I look out for? I'm very worried.

Yes: Any time you have traumatic injury you risk trauma to the arteries and veins and can risk a blood clot. If you get short of breath or have any chest pain go to the er immediately. Also see your primary care physician asap. ...Read more

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What are the signs of blood clots in the leg?

What are the signs of blood clots in the leg?

Swelling and redness: Some people with blood clots in leg have no symptoms. Some common symptoms are a dull ache, redness, warmth, and swelling. If you have questions, see your doctor. Blood clots in this area can move up the leg and cause other complications. ...Read more

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What are warning signs of blood clots in the legs?

What are warning signs of blood clots in the legs?

Swelling: The most common symptom is swelling of one leg more than the other. Also, the leg can be red and very painful to touch. Sudden onset of shortness of breath can be an indication that the clot has broken free and entered into the lungs. ...Read more

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What are some signs of having blood clots in legs?

What are some signs of having blood clots in legs?

Swelling: The most common is swelling but pain and discomfort can also be a sign of dvt. The most important thing to remember is that if you have any concerns about having a DVT then you should have an ultrasound. ...Read more

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