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Skin on instep of foot is pink and swollen. no visible rash. DVT in opposite leg. Phenagren, protonix, norco. Cellulitis or clot? No pain, some itch
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
Consider aspirin: Aspirin can slow down the clotting properties of platelets, another component of the blood. This is why Aspirin is often given to patients who are suspected to be undergoing a heart attack (a blockage of the heart arteries). Talk to your doctor about whether it is safe for you to take Aspirin during a long trip. Inappropriate use of Aspirin can cause bleeding. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Needs imaging: Although for the diagnosis of DVT there is always the need of an imaging study such as a venous ultrasound a health care professional such as a nurse can identify a patient at high risk for DVT. A properly trained nurse can use a pretest probability scoring tool (Wells Score System) to aid in the diagnosis of DVT; however this score is mostly used by physicians. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
DVT's : Tough question - but generally its a process - until a "critical mass" of clot has formed and thus a dvt. Prolonged immobilization can cause blood to pool and "stagnate" and start to form micro clots - and things snow ball from there. Certain medications carry a DVT risk factor - ie smokers who use birth control pills. ...Read more
Needs imaging: Although for the diagnosis of DVT there is always the need of an imaging study such as a venous ultrasound a health care professional such as a nurse can identify a patient at high risk for DVT. A properly trained nurse can use a pretest probability scoring tool (Wells Score System) to aid in the diagnosis of DVT; however this score is mostly used by physicians. ...Read more
Depends: Testing for you would be based upon the genetic abnormality detected in your affected family member. If your family has been tested and no abnormality was found you don't need further testing. If no testing has been done on your family you should ask your doc to evaluate the situation and see if it makes sense to test you. ...Read more
I have venous insuffiency, I wear compression stockings. Am I more prone to get DVTs from venous insuffiency ?
DVT: Varies. Most pain from DVT will go down pretty fast in a matter of days. Swelling may stay a little longer. However, it is not unusual for swelling/pain to remain in the leg for awhile. Compression stockings may help post thrombotic syndrome by increasing blood flow in your legs to reduce swelling/pain after appropriate blood thinner. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Deep venous thrombosis is a clot within the deep veins of the leg. The blood clot causes pain and swelling of the calf. This is a concerning condition, because if the clot breaks loose, it can travel to the lung and become lodged there, blocking blood ...Read more
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