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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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There is a tiny knot on top of my hand that seems to be in my vein. I especially see and feel it when i ball up my fist. Could it be a blood clot?

There is a tiny knot on top of my hand that seems to be in my vein. I especially see and feel it when i ball up my fist. Could it be a blood clot?

Yes: Phlebitis in that area is a possibility. Probable due to trauma as long as there is no redness or extension there is no reason for concern. Take Motrin and put a heating pad when idle and should resolve in a few days. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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I am on blood thinners and Today I noticed a very tender bruise on the bottom of my left foot. It feels hard to touch could it be a clot?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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I am on blood thinners and Today I noticed a very tender bruise on the bottom of my left foot. It feels hard  to touch could it be a clot?

Bruise&BloodThinners: Blood thinners are often used to treat those w/blood clots & to prevent strokes. However, they do increase risk of bruising & bleeding. Assuming taken as directed (and at therapeutic dose), it's unlikely for tender bruise to represent a clot since that's what blood thinners prevent. Still it's a good idea to get examined by prescribing doc & reassessed if continued need for blood thinner. ...Read more

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Should i seek medical attention? My left leg and foot is so swollen, i can't move my toes. Also has what seems to be a rash that looks like broken blood vessels. My leg is also red and warm to the touch

Should i seek medical attention? My left leg and foot is so swollen, i can't move my toes. Also has what seems to be a rash that looks like broken blood vessels. My leg is also red and warm to the touch

Cellulitis: What you are describing may be either cellulitis (which is an infection of the skin), or DVT (clot in the veins), either of these require urgent treatment and you should go to the emergency room as soon as possible. If cellulitis, then the treatment is antibiotics and local care. If dvt, then the treatment is blood thinners. The er can make the diagnosis and begin treatment. ...Read more

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My left leg is swollen and painful I thought it could be a blood clot but the ultra sound turned out fine now my ankle on my right leg is swelling?

My left leg is swollen and painful I thought it could be a blood clot but the ultra sound turned out fine now my ankle on my right leg is swelling?

See a doctor: Swelling of both ankles suggests a problem a problem with fluid regulation, which could point to a heart or kidney problem. Your history states you take Motrin. Taken in excess or over a long period, this can damage the kidneys. Suggest you see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a little swelling around my ankle and pressure on my foot that isn't painful when walking. What could this be from?

I have a little swelling around my ankle and pressure on my foot that isn't painful when walking. What could this be from?

Need more info.: Was there a trauma involved here? Did you twist the ankle? Did you fall? Do you have any medical problems, such as gout or arthritis that started at a younger age? Is it one ankle or both? Are there any other joints that are swollen? This will be a good issue to review via virtual consultation. ...Read more

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When i put all my weight on my left leg i can fell a vibration in thiegh and it is like a pulse what would this be caused by?

Dr. Michio Abe Dr. Abe
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When i put all my weight on my left leg i can fell a vibration in thiegh and it is like a pulse what would this be caused by?

Sciatica or PN: It could be due to pinching of your sciatic nerve or peripheral neuropathy of many different types! Could be that your pyriformis muscles are too tight or your lumbar spinal disc problem. Could be due to diabetes, multiple sclerosis, other autoimmune diseases, thyroid problem, vitamin deficiency or other metabolic causes or neurological diseases. The bottom line is you should see a doctor! ...Read more

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I hit my foot on a piece of wood on my bed and my foot is bruised and very swollen. It hurts a little to move it. What could be happening?

I hit my foot on a piece of wood on my bed and my foot is bruised and very swollen. It hurts a little to move it. What could be happening?

X-rays needed: Bruising and swelling can occur without fracture, but warrants an x-ray. Such injuries should be immobilized and treated at once. This includes getting the swelling under control. ...Read more

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I got a sudden pain on the of my left foot and it spreads to the arch of my foot what could it be? This happened suddenly, i can't even walk on it.

I got a sudden pain on the of my left foot and it spreads to the arch of my foot what could it be? This happened suddenly, i can't even walk on it.

X-rays : If it persists have x-rays. If gentle massage feels great you could try that. Ice might be helpful. If you still can't walk on it you need to see podiatrist. ...Read more

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I hit my ankle now it is swollen & painful also hurts when i walk on it and my little toe is cold skin on foot is normal what could be wrong with it?

I hit my ankle now it is swollen & painful also hurts when i walk on it and my little toe is cold skin on foot is normal what could be wrong with it?

RSDS: Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome can be caused by a mild traumatic event. If undiagnosed it can lead to severe pain and disability. The cold skin after an injury is what is triggering this possible diagnosis. Have your foot , ankle examined. ...Read more

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I have a pulling sensation from top of foot down to big toe nail can feel it when I rub against the vein could it be a blood clot?

I have a pulling sensation from top of foot down to big toe nail can feel it when I rub against the vein could it be a blood clot?

No: Veins arteries and nerves travel together, you are most likely stimulating a nerve. If you're rubbing really hard you my be stretched the tendon to the toe. ...Read more

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For a while now Iv had a lump on my leg which I can feel when I left my toes and not painful. What could it be. ?

For a while now Iv had a lump on my leg which I can feel when I left my toes and not painful. What could it be. ?

Not painful is not : A reason not to have it checked out. Skin cancers, tumors that can be dangerous and life threatening do not have to be painful. ...Read more

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My foot got caught on a metal nail a few months back and now my foot hurts when i apply pressure to it. What can be possibly wrong?

My foot got caught on a metal nail a few months back and now my foot hurts when i apply pressure to it. What can be possibly wrong?

Many things: Could be unrelated, or maybe you developed or are developing an inclusion cyst, or slow growing abcess, maybe sustained nerve injury. Go to the foot doc and have it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my hip that goes Down to my calf and foot it tingles like it's asleep. ..been really irrational what will be causing this. ..

I have a pain in my hip that goes Down to my calf and foot it tingles like it's asleep. ..been really irrational what will be causing this. ..

Sounds like sciatica: see your doctor, orthopedist or sports medicine doctor for evaulation and exercises to improve, may also add cortisone injection to relieve pain ...Read more

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I have a lump on my shin that comes up when i run. What could this be? It feels like something tears and a cold sensation begins to go through my leg

I have a lump on my shin that comes up when i run. What could this be? It feels like something tears and a cold sensation begins to go through my leg

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a painful blood clot in at thd bottom of my foot how would i get it treated because it hurts when i walk on it?

I have a painful blood clot in at thd bottom of my foot how would i get it treated because it hurts when i walk on it?

See a podiatrist: If this blood clot is truly on the ball of the foot you should seek the advice of a podiatrist for evaluation. Constantly putting pressure on the foot will not allow the blood clot to resolve. However, when the podiatrist evaluates situation he may determine the next best course of treatment. ...Read more

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more