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Is the feeling of a blood clot in the leg a constant pain?

Is the feeling of a blood clot in the leg a constant pain?

Maybe: This, again, is dependent on the location of the clot. Some people will have a cramping-type pain that worsens when there is pressure placed at the site of the clot. Some people may have intermittent pain at the site. ...Read more

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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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Had deep vein thrombosis and blood clot in leg veins. Should I be worried?

Had deep vein thrombosis and blood clot in leg veins. Should I be worried?

Yes - w/o treatment: Dvt can break free from your deep veins, travel through your bloodstream, and lodge in your lungs. This clot can block blood flow in your lungs, which can strain your heart and lungs. This pulmonary embolism is a medical emergency. Dvt can also lead to chronic vein problems and swelling treatment with blood thinners is very effective in reducing risk. Compression stocking also recommended. ...Read more

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What's considered the best way to help prevent me from getting deep vein thrombosis or blood clots in the legs when i get older?

What's considered the best way to help prevent me from getting deep vein thrombosis or blood clots in the legs when i get older?

Routine Activity: Routine exercise and activity will help to prevent stasis of the blood in the leg veins, one of the predisposing factors for dvt. See your primary doctor for routine yearly exam, and if you have a family history or risk factor history, further testing may be recommended. Varicose veins, swelling can be helpful external signs of venous insufficiency which can be associated with dvt. ...Read more

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Can a normal ultrasound of legs show deep vein thrombosis,blood clot..?

Can a normal ultrasound of legs show deep vein thrombosis,blood clot..?

Yes: This is the usual method that blood clots are demonstrated, whether they be deep thromboses or superficial thromboses. ...Read more

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Deep vein thrombosis with blood clot in leg vein in pregnancy. How long do I need to take medicine for it?

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 more

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Deep vein thrombosis left me with 1 blood clot in right leg-3 clots in lungs-have been on warfarin 4 years now. Is this safe to be on this..

Deep vein thrombosis left me with 1 blood clot in  right leg-3 clots in lungs-have been on warfarin 4 years now. Is this safe to be on this..

Warfarin duration: Depends upon the severity of your leg and lung blood clots , whether you have a family history of venous thrombosis, and whether the events were provoked by surgery or other factors or were spontaneous . Only your treating doctor can determine optimal duration of warfarin however . Warfarin, especially if well controlled , can be well tolerated throughout either long term or even lifelong. ...Read more

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Help please. Could blood clot present constant pain?

It can: It usually causes swelling in the area of the clot as well. If the clot is deep inside your abdomen you could have pain and sometimes even fever if the clot gets infected. ...Read more

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If there's a blood clot in your knee is it constant pain?

If there's a blood clot in your knee is it constant pain?

Usually not: It is very rear to have clot in the knee joint, unless it is big clot would not bother. ...Read more

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It's been 3 month's since my hysterectomy I have constant pain on the right and spotting and 2 small blood clots. .What should Ido?

It's been 3 month's since my hysterectomy I have constant pain on the right and spotting and 2 small blood clots. .What should Ido?

Adhesions: you may have 1) pain from adhesions. 2) were your ovaries removed? 3) you should not be bleeding after hysterectomy 4) you must consult with your gynecologist. 5)it may take a few months for the bleeding to stop completely 6) your gynecologist needs to examine you for any local cause of bleeding. Good luck and all the best. ...Read more