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Can Cramps In The Legs Be A Sign Of A Blood Clot
Calf pain: They may, but unlikely to occur at 18, check if you have good arch support in your shoes. ...Read more
Signs of DVT: Classic signs/symptoms of lower extremity blood clot (calf dvt) include swelling, pain, and discoloration in the involved extremity. Palpable cord, edema, warmth, and dilation of surface veins in the involved leg may also be seen. Charlie hoarse is less likely to be from a clot. Knowing an individual's risk factors for developing DVT helps your dr determine relationship of presenting symptoms. ...Read more
Could it be a possible blood clot if severe, painful swelling in BOTH legs and ankles? Or would a blood clot only cause swelling of the affected limb?
Blood clot maybe?: Can it be a blot clot ? The answer is almost always yes. The reason? Because we don't want to miss that in a diagnosis. A blood clot affects one limb but there is nonrulenthatbsays you can not have 2 or a clot (obstruction) in a vessel that feeds or drains both limbs. The simple answer is "yes it could be a blood clot" the only way to know is physical examination and diagnostic imaging. ...Read more
Blood clot: Most blood clots in the legs are in one leg and cause pain and swelling in that leg only. ...Read more
Not a common: Site for a clot. Could you elaborate on the findings. ...Read more
Qi stagnation: In chinese medicine, which i think is the best way to study menstrual problems, the liver regulates your menstrual cycle. When the liver isn't working right, you will get cramps, blood clots, and other symptoms you are describing. Acupuncture or herbs can help rebalance your system so that you will not have these problems. ...Read more
Possibly, but: It is more likely to be potassium deficiency or other things. But you are right to be cautious and for a man in middle age "better safe than sorry" sounds right to me. So, see a doctor for a good cardiovascular checkup - it could be pad (peripheral artery disease) and an early treatment plan could save your life. Be well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
DVT: Blood vessels in the leg are generally divided into arteries which carry blood away from the heart and veins which carry blood back to the heart. Arterial clots can cause decreased oxygen downstream leading to pain, gangrene and even amputation. Venous clots can cause leg swelling/pain, and these clots can also travel through the heart to the lungs causing shortness of breath, pain, and even death. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a cold weather injury of the thigh cause blood clot formation in the lower leg in someone with a hypercoagulating blood condition?
No: The presence of blood clots means only that the bleeding is happening fast enough that blood is able to form clots in the vagina before it comes out, which just means the bleeding is heavy. Some women have heavier bleeding as they near menopause, but clotting is not a sign of menopause per se. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Might it be that a a hernia push on blood vessels or arteries and cause loss of blood flow to lower part of body?
Doubtful: A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall, and the blood vessels to the abdominal contents come from the back of the abdominal cavity near the spine, so while i suppose anything can happen, i can't imagine a scenario where the hernia is blocking blood supply. Whatever is going through the hole can have its blood supply pinched off, and in its most severe form is called a strangulated hernia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be very serious: I am assuming the blood clot in the leg is in the vein. Also known as a deep venous thrombosis (dvt). A DVT in a worse case scenario can be life threatening and/or limb threatening. Another less severe type of blood clot in the leg could be in the superficial venous thrombosis (svt). In order to better answer your question can you give me more details about the clots in the leg? ...Read more
Both: If you have any reason to suspect that you have a blood clot in your leg you need to, get this checked out. Folks your age tend not to, get blood clots unless you have had an injury or operation on your leg or abdomen. Leg blood clot can be very serious, even fatal. Get it checked out soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Throbbing sensation: Throbbing sensation in the leg is indicative of a problem in it's structural component as muscles, tendon, bone and nerves. Injury to the leg, varicose vein, sciatica and circulation problem (which include deep venous thrombosis ) are common causes of throbbing like pain in lower limbs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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