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Difference Between Blood Clot Sciatica
How can you tell the difference between sciatica and a blood clot? If there is no back or hip pain, just leg pain above the knee. Ty
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
What is a good way to prevent blood clots? Never had them, besides being overweight I think I have no risks for it. I get anxious when I get sciatica.
More info!: To develop Blood Clots a patient either has to have had a severe traumatic injury or other risk factors, like obesity, smoking, estrogen or blood protein deficiencies!, daily exercise, weight loss! Quitting cigarettes, and been active are all protective! Any family or genetic deficiencies need to be factored in!, sciatica causes mechanical back pain, not associated w clots! Best
Every time my sciatica flares, my health anxiety goes crazy thinking I've a blood clot and I'll die, what are blood clot symptoms I can be reassured?
Sciatica, Anxiety: I feel empathy for your pain Relax if sciatica is not radiating to your legs No relationship of Sciatica with blood clot, you will not die from Sciatica Feel the Wonders of your body with Lungs and Heart. Without these, we will not be alive, eat, sleep, talk or feel the pain Breathing relaxation, Tai Chi, Yoga Become the Captain over your pain, not victim of your pain See Psychiatrist for Anxiety
How do I tell if the pain coming from my butt is sciatica or an internal thrombosed (blood clot) hemorrhoid?
Pain in calf off and on for almost a yr. Dr said in July it was a nerve or sciatica. Still scared of a blood clot but Dr says no. What could it be?
How accurate are us for blood clot? Came back negative. Said I have sciatica, does the cause soreness behind the knee and calf to? Thanks
Accurate: Us dopplers and venous duplex scans are accurate to diagnose vascular issues, including blood clots and dvt's, etc. Assuming you had some sort of other x-ray that diagnosed a sciatic nerve impingement issue, that condition can certainly cause your symptoms as the sciatic nerve innervates those areas. Best wishes.See 3 more doctor answers
Had us on leg to rule out blood clots, was told I had sciatica. Does it have to be fully straight down the leg or brief pains in spots? Like by my groin?
Have a lump in outer thigh, hurts and off. Having sciatica and my foots number. Does it sound like a nerve or blood clot.
YES.: Sciatica is a symptom looking for a diagnosis. You need one! The lump on your thigh may or may not be related to your other symptoms. In any case, you need to see a doctor. Please do so at your earliest convenience.
I have pain in my lower leg, moves around from shin to calf to ankle for 3 days now. Worried about a blood clot but also have had sciatica. What to do?
I'm on the pill, is it bad to skip periods? I get bad sciatica each month when I have a period. Also is getting a blood clot when not menstruating bad
No: No harm has been associated with using medication to suppress periods for up to one year. That being said, most women find that to be a strange concept, so these forms of birth control are often formulated to permit menstruation once every 3 to 6 months. Getting a clot in a vein or artery is always bad, but period clots if that's what you mean are normal and very common.
I have a hand sized raise/lump on my outer thigh, My leg hurts from bad sciatica w/muscle spasms. Could it be muscle/nerves or a blood clot?
Leg feels heavy, muscle spasms, hurts from toes to buttocks, possible bursitis in knee, Can sciatica cause all this or could it be a blood clot?
How do I distinguish pain from my sciatica in both legs from a blood clot? I get scared because the pains I Get from hip to foot. Pain similar 2 dvt?
My period is very heavy with blood clots and bad low back pain. There were time went my period stayed on for almost a month.?
Check for fibroids: You might have fibroids that can cause abnormal bleeding. An ultrasound can confirm whether this might be a problem. If your doctor can see that your uterus is enlarged that would suggest a fibroid. You could also have polyps in your endometrial cavity that might cause bleeding. Make an appointment to see your doctor.
I think I'm pregnant but test show no hcg but I have all the symptoms and now I have cramping low back pain and only blood clot coming out here and th?
Not pregnant: If there is no HCG there is no pregnancy. There are lots of causes of cramping and low back pain and blood clots coming out every now and then is not a symptom of pregnancy. See your doctor for a full history, exam, and appropriate testing to find out what the problem is so that you can fix it. Hope this helps.
Location: Blood clots occurs within blood vessels, when liquid blood solidifies. Outside of blood vessels, thiscollection is called a hematoma. A bruise occrs when capillaries are damaged and blood seeps out, usually after blunt trauma. Less severe than either of the above.See 3 more doctor answers
Very different: Varicose veins are defective veins that have weakened walls. Blood clots can form in varicose veins, a condition known as "thrombophlebitis, " but the majority of varicose veins do not have blood clots. Blood clots can also form in the deep veins, a condition known as dvt. This is a serious condition occurs more commonly after surgery, trauma, long plane/car rides, during pregnancy, among others.See 3 more doctor answers
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