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Can A Leg Massage Reduce The Chance Of Clots Forming In My Leg Veins
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 2 more doctor answers
Pain in both legs all the time-constantly massaging them. Noticed my veins were very blue but may be overthinking because I'm cared of blood clots.
Pain in the muscles: or soft tissues of the legs would typically be due to muscular fatigue or injury caused by overuse. Chronic muscle tension associated with stress could also be a contributor. RARELY it could be due to a primary muscle disease. How blue one's veins look beneath the skin is largely determined by how close to the surface they are and how thin your skin is.Nothing in your question suggests blood clots ...Read more
Can any complications occur If a clot in one of the saphenous veins goes undiagnosed and the vein is stripped from the leg?
Saphanous vein. : Saphanous vein is a superficial vein. Normally we don't anticolate clots in the saphanous vein. Even if the vein was stripped with a clot within it. It can theoretically be pushed forward during the stripping process depending on the technique used. ...Read more
No: Generally clots in the veins cause swelling and pain. The leg tends to have a normal or slightly warm.These clots can travel to your lungs with pain and shortness of breath. A clot in the artery diminishes blood flow to the legs and causes them to be cold and without pulses and with severe pain. Be checked out rapidly for either concern. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I met an accident on 22nd of june and in that accident i was attacked by dvt.my vein of left leg was blocked by a clot of 5.6cm.so please tell me abou?
Left leg DVT: If you think of that vein as if it were a garden hose, when a clot blocks it, the blood returning from your leg has to go somewhere. If it can't go forward, then it will back up into your leg resulting in it becoming swollen. The general tx is have you take an anticoagulant for 4 to 6 months and have your body slowly break up the clot by itself. Surprised the ER or trauma docs didn't tell this. ...Read more
How do I tell if I have a blood clot in my leg? My leg itches and is warm. There is a little pain, but not much. No veins visible.
See doctor: To be sure, you need an ultrasound of the leg which is non-invasive and fairly quick. Some of the signs of a clot are if it's warm, red, or swollen. ...Read more
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