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How Long Should Blood Clot In Leg Last
Swelling: It depends on the cause of the swelling. If all due to the clot it could be weeks or never. If other cause, depends on the cause. ...Read more
My left leg is swollen from the thigh down to the leg from a blood clot cause i'm on blood thinner. How long would swelling and pain last?
Blood clots: Depending on how bad your clot was the leg could be larger forever. Though some of the swelling will go down. I don't know how long you have had this but it could be months before it improves. Your doctor can recommend pain meds based on what medication you take. ...Read more
How long will a hematoma last and hurt? I've had it for 2 wks. It's on lower leg. Could it be blood clot. No swelling. Just bruised feeling.
LE hematoma: if a skin deep hematoma you can see the " black and blue mark", if in muscle diagnosed by ultrasound. Can take up to a month or so depending on size. There are also bone bruises when the bone marrow gets edema, muscle sprains, and there are clots which can be quite dangerous as part can dislodge &move elsewhere like the lung. Please F/U w/doc/ER today may need sonongram ...Read more
Deep vein thrombosis with blood clot in leg vein in pregnancy. How long do I need to take medicine for it?
3 months: I would recommend that you are treated for a minimum of 3 months post pregnancy with anti-coagulation. You should also wear your compression stockings for 2 to 3 years. This can decrease your risk of developing post thrombotic syndrome which is when the valves in the deep veins do not work and you have chronic swelling and pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain and swelling: Commonly, blood clots cause pain and swelling but sometimes they will only cause one or the other. Occasionally, they cause no symptoms. Ultrasound is the only way to know for sure. ...Read more
Depends: Depending on the size and loaction it is significant needed treatment. ...Read more
I fell down the stairs last year .... I still have a black mark on my leg and it feels like cardboard .... Its actually a blood clot ...
Last year I had an operation to remove a blood clot from my leg, I am now suffering with a similar pain in the same leg, over the past couple of weeks?
Blood clot in: leg. Please go back to your doc to make sure you don't have another clot, which can be very dangerous. Peace and good health. ...Read more
6-12 month: And some longer it depend on the clot , were and how treated. ...Read more
Very common: It is not unusual to have leg pain after a long car ride, although it is more common as people age. It is a result of holding your legs in the same position for too long. Staying very well hydrated usually helps and may prevent the problem. It is a good idea to stop at least every 2 hours and get out of the car, stretch your legs, and walk around a bit. ...Read more
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