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Varcose Vein Break And Pain
Chronic knee pain worsening, swelling and vericose vein increase, shooting pains up thigh and down leg with tingling. Sometimes can't put weight on, extreme pain. No ins. Er or wait for clinic?
Pain between anus and tailbone. Pain shooting down veins in leg. Short of breath. Rcvd reg colonoscopy, vein and artery scan. No visual sign of cause.
Should questionmuscu: Would also question musculoskeletal. Veins don't conduct pain beauty feel thespian along their course. We would think of irritated never or muscles. It is important to know what makes it better and what makes it worse. Ask your gastroenterologist what else they think. Also look a nerve pinching of the sacral area. The vein studies will not help. ...Read more
DVT: Varies. Most pain from DVT will go down pretty fast in a matter of days. Swelling may stay a little longer. However, it is not unusual for swelling/pain to remain in the leg for awhile. Compression stockings may help post thrombotic syndrome by increasing blood flow in your legs to reduce swelling/pain after appropriate blood thinner. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a non occlusive thrombus keep clotting while taking xarelto? Achy pains and pulled muscle feelings on left side of body and leg where clot is?
Clot retraction: A clot under treatment can grow if there is a failure of treatment. There are indeed some people who still can clot under any of our treatments, not one treatment is 100% effective in 100% of people. The pain may be just a continuation of what was there to start with and may not completely go away simply with clot resolution. Talk to your doctor for treatment. ...Read more
Fibula break with ligament tear. Pain with severe swelling and bruising. Now ankle and top off foot numb. Is this from swelling?
Fibula break with li: Yes, the nerves are compressed because of the swelling and the foot can become numb. Get off your foot, elevate it, use crutches so that there is no weight on this foot asap and get treated either with a soft cast for a few days than a hard cast or surgery, let your orthopedist decide depending on the x-rays either way you should not put any weight on this limb or you can dislocate the fracture. ...Read more
I am concerned: about ANYONE who would ask that question, and that concern is that you have either alcohol abuse or dependence. You are also on Flagyl, which has an antabuse-like reaction if alcohol is taken with it. You should be asking this question of your doctor, but I strongly suspect you know what that physician would say, and that is why you are asking online. Discuss your drinking with a counselor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do you tell the difference between DVT and pain from saphenous vein valve not working? Achy throbbing in L calf. Better walking worse sitting.
Difficult to tell: DVT can cause pain or be completely painless. Saphenous vein insufficiency could be caused by DVT (called post-thrombotic syndrome). Therefore any pain or swelling should be investigated with an ultrasound to rule out DVT. If patient already has an established chronic DVT, the pain is likely caused by insufficient valves ( post-thrombotic syndrome) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
History of blood clots off Coumadin (warfarin) for 3 months now swelling in one leg pain in both legs. Pain in sternum and back could this be new clots?
Clots: Get to the Doc and be checked it sounds worrisome ...Read more
Torn meniscus in knee causing swelling and not going down. Also swelling in ankle and foot and lots of pain. Can't see ortho til Wednesday?
Small amount of blood on my compression wrap for severe sprain. Still with lots of swelling pain bruising. Should i remove drsg, what is blood from?
Good question: Only way to find out is to remove the dressing. One can always be placed back on... ...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
Varicose veins on l leg with vein valve in groin not functioning. Ran into something now bruise on thigh with throbbing pain down whole leg. Worry?
Broken ankle or sprain? Symptoms are swelling of ankle. Can rotate and walk on it with mild pain though. Happended 5 days ago
Need an x-ray: To be sure which it is you should get an x-ray ...Read more
Acute venu embolism and thrombosis of deep vessels of lower extremity alrady had stints in legs and 2 venaava filters now having severe leg pain?
Recurrent DVT: It sounds like you were taken off lifelong blood thinner medication. You should be back on it and wearing 30-40 mmhg compression stockings daily. You do not say if the filters were both removed or how long the present condition exists. Usually, interventional corrections are sucessful if within a 2 week period of dvt. See your vascular spacialist immediately as this is very serious. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Using an ankle boot for possible fx and pain in ankle. Have numbness in toes and sole electric pain shoots out. Boot makes these unbearable. Pls help?
Have chronic thrombosis of radial artery. Doc prescribed pasadene and arcoxia for pain. Do these get rid of clot and pain.
What are the best stretches for sciatica? Pain goes from tailbone through left buttocks down leg into left ankle. Is heat or ice better?
Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. Ice recommended for 1st 48 hrs, then ice or heat is fine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can sciatica or pinched nerve cause burning pain in the popliteal area and pain down calf? X-ray normal, ultrasound knee-groin for DVT normal
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