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Hematoma Of Leg
Swelling: you may have a Baker's cyst which is typically found behind the knee. Consult an orthpedist for help ...Read more
Blood clot: Thrombosis means blood clot. In the leg a thrombosis may be within a superficial vein or deep vein. Superficial thrombosis, or phlebitis, is usually less severe but can progress to deep vein thrombosis (dvt). Dvt has the potential to cause permanent damage to the vein resulting in lifelong swelling and ulceration, or can embolize to the lung and cause death. ...Read more
Car accident caused fracture in left ankle. Had DVT in that calf. a month on lovenox (enoxaparin). Calf has spasms. Causes? Inmobility? Post thrombotic syndrome?
Pain bottom of foot. Discomfort and tenderness in spots from back of knee down calf. Leg feels heavy and foot dragging a bit. Dvt? Musclar? Nerve?
Evaluation : you should not wait. Go see a physician to be evaluated. If a DVT you could have significant issues if not treated immediately. ...Read more
Why is popliteal area of left leg larger than the other leg? Doppler for DVT, negative. Calf feels tight. Have little hernia on side of L leg. Causes?
Swelling : I would recommend orthopedic evaluation for possible popliteal cyst also known as bakers cyst ...Read more
Another outcome: Could be nothing, could be a pulmonary embolism (from you can get pulmonary hypertension), could be post thrombotic syndrome. You can decrease you risk of getting post thrombotic syndrome by 50% if you wear 30-40 mm hg, knee high, graduated compression stockings for 2 years after having a dvt. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Few options: Swelling pain if concerned see your md need an ultrasound. ...Read more
Like other DVT: Most of dvts occur with no known cause but with predisposing factors like stasis like in immobility, damage to lining of the vein like in cases of trauma or catheters in veins or hypercoagulable diseases. It should be treated the same with anticoagulant like Coumadin (warfarin) for 6 months. ...Read more
History of DVT w/vinecava filter tightness above knee w/swelling in calf and ankle itching behind the knee and aching on lovenox (enoxaparin) 120 sub Q2x day new clot?
Ultrasound: On Lovenox (enoxaparin) it would be unlikely to develop another blood clot, however if you have a hypercooagulable condition there is some risk for excess clotting. Have an evaluation with your doctor and you may need an ultrasound to look for progression of the clot. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can compartment syndrome of the lower leg cause swelling, loss of hair, and a superficial vein to stick out of the leg?
Ankle surgery & DVT month ago on same leg. Leg in half splint. This calf seems harder than the other calf,less jiggly. Post thrombotic synd? Atrophy?
Leg pain x1 week hard to pinpoint where sometimes calf sometimes back of thigh. No redness or swelling. Visible vein on inside back knee. DVT?
Leg pain: Can not rule out - any risk factors such as prolonged plane or car rides or recent surgery. Any history of prior clots. Could also be baker's cyst back of knee - check for swelling in the back of the knee. If continues - should get evaluated especially if your leg begins to swell ...Read more
Hematoma- blood coll: Hematoma is collection of blood somewhere in the body...anywhere in the body....it's called a hematoma. Parietal tells us the location (Parietal lobe of the brain) usually due to high blood pressure while Subdural hematoma means collection of blood below the level of the DURAL cover of the covering of the brain called the meninges...often times traumatic cause but also often can be spontaneous. ...Read more
Different: A hematoma is like a bruise or collection of blood from a trauma. In parietal hematoma this is in the parietal lobe of the brain, so it is in the brain tissue itself. A subdural hematoma is just under the dura mater one of the coverings of the brain so it is up close to the skull. ...Read more