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Pain From Blood Clot In Leg
Usually constant: Pain is usually localised to the area related to the clot.Usually constant pain, but may vary from patient to patient as pain thresholds are variable. ...Read more
Can anyone tell me if the pain from a blood clot in your leg is similar to the pain of an infection in your joint?
Pain: Pain is pain. The diagnosis of cause is contingent upon a good and detailed physical exam, history and possibly some testing. Good luck. ...Read more
Sometimes none: About half of all DVT cases do not cause symptoms. The symptoms you feel can depend on the location and size of clot . They include swelling, tenderness, leg pain that may worsen when you walk or stand, sensation of warmth, and skin that turns red or blue. If you and your doctor are concerned a good history and ultrasound is indicated. This is a noninvasive test that will provide the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had blood clot in leg to pelwis . Still have the pain in my leg after 1 month, doctor told me i will olways have pain, will my pain ever go away?
Possibly: Female 1 month post-leg "blood clot" told pain is for "always". The doctor's prediction is presumptive; only Mother Nature knows what will happen. Soft tissue disorders & pain generation therein change over time. Progressively increasing walking, swimming, Physical Therapy, Myofascial Therapy, massage, Acupuncture, smoking cessation, & weight loss if overweight might ameliorate the discomfort. ...Read more
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
23 pain cold in both legs dull,, happens often no visible swelling spider veins since young.. Not likely a blood clot in leg right if both legs ache?
Sometimes: About half of all DVT cases do not cause symptoms. The symptoms you feel can depend on the location and size of clot . They include swelling, tenderness, leg pain that may worsen when you walk or stand, sensation of warmth, and skin that turns red or blue. If you and your doctor are concerned a good history and ultrasound is indicated. This is a noninvasive test that will provide the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Venous thrombosis: If you were diagnosed with dvt, deep venous thrombosis aka ckot in leg, the concern is clot breaking loose from leg and traveling to your lung. Once diagnosed and on treatment this risk of pulmonary embolism drops. After a week, you can air travel. Stay hydrated, wear compression devices and continue your rherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ultrasound: 1. History and physical exam. If your history and examination are suspicious that it might be a dvt, then you need a 2. D-dimer. A blood test is done. If it is very low, you don't have a dvt. If it is high you might have a DVT and you need an 3. Ultrasound scan. This is the gold standard test. The ultimate way to check for a DVT is ultrasound. ...Read more
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