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Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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I've blood clot in my left leg, would aspirin help overcome this?

I've blood clot in my left leg, would aspirin help overcome this?

Ask your doctor: It would be best to ask you doctor since they will know what medication you are currently on. ...Read more

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Have pain up and down left leg and left foot. I've been keeping it elevated all day. I hope its not a blood clot. I also took three Bayer aspirins.?

Have pain up and down left leg and left foot.  I've been keeping it elevated all day.  I hope its not a blood clot.  I also took three Bayer aspirins.?

Once you mention : A blood clot, it must be ruled out. Blood clots can kill you. Please see your internist tomorrow. A venous duplex should be able to tell you immediately if a clot is present. ...Read more

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Take aspirin if i think I have a blood clot in leg dvt? Pain on inner leg just above knee, and hurts when palped. Is it safe to wait till tom for dr.

Take aspirin if i think I have a blood clot in leg dvt? Pain on inner leg just above knee, and hurts when palped. Is it safe to wait till tom for dr.

Ultrasound: Aspirin won't hurt, but it won't dissolve a thrombus (clot) if that is what you have. You should see a doctor asap and get an ultrasound. If you do have a clot and it breaks free, it could travel to you lungs and cause serious problems (pulmonary embolus). It may not be a clot after all, but i wouldn't want to take any chances. ...Read more

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How much aspirin should I take for blood clot in leg?

How much aspirin should I take for blood clot in leg?

None: Aspirin is not a good treatment for a deep venous thrombosis aka a blood clot in the leg. There area other medications that are better at getting the clot to resolve. Talk to your physician. ...Read more

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Can aspirin dissolve blood clots in the legs?

Can aspirin dissolve blood clots in the legs?

No: Aspirin can inhibit coagulation of blood in the legs, but once a clot forms it will not dissolve the clot. At that point "blood thinners" are the treatment. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have restless leg syndrome vs a blood clot in my left leg?

Ultrasound : I'm not aware of a blood clot causing restless leg syndrome. I'm assuming that you are talking of a venous clot or dvt. You can get a simple test called a venous doppler of your legs to rule this out. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do to get a blood clot in my left leg fixed?

What can I do to get a blood clot in my left leg fixed?

Anticoagulation: You must see your doctor, who may refer you to a vascular specialist, and be anti-cpagulated right away. Often the clot(s) will dissolve if no new ones are allowed to form if the body is permitted to heal itself. ...Read more

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