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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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What are the symptoms of a blood clot in lung?

What are the symptoms of a blood clot in lung?

Shortness of breath: Blod clot migrating to the lung is called a pulmonary embolus. Most common is a DVT from the leg. ...Read more

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What are the usual signs of a blood clot in legs?

What are the usual signs of a blood clot in legs?

Swelling: Usually the leg swells as blood can't empty out of the leg. Pain in the leg is another symptom. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of having a blood clot in the lung?

What are some symptoms of having a blood clot in the lung?

Pulmonary Embolism : Is a sudden blockage in a lung artery. The blockage usually is caused by a blood clot that travels to the lung from a vein in the leg. Signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolism (pe) include unexplained shortness of breath, problems breathing, chest pain, coughing, or coughing up blood. An arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) also may suggest that you have pe. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a blood clot in the neck?

What are the symptoms of a blood clot in the neck?

Pain and swelling.: A clot in the neck most likely would occur in a major vessel. No hx as to why you ask. The vessesls are large and the blood clot in a major vessel is catastrophic, It could be a stroke in an arterial vessel or venous congestion in the vein. If you think you have one see the doc as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a blood clot in your leg?

What are the symptoms of having a blood clot in your leg?

Swelling and pain: Symptoms are swelling and pain of the calf, foot, ankles, or any combination. These clots form in the veins and can be diagnosed by a simple ultrasound (noninvasive) testing. If you have a clot (termed deep venous thrombosis) , your doctor will place youon an anticoagulant to prevent pulmonary embolisms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of blood clot in shin?

What are the symptoms of blood clot in shin?

Several possibilites: Common complaints would include local discomfort, redness, warmth and swelling. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a blood clot in your neck?

What are the symptoms of a blood clot in your neck?

Stroke: Blood clots in the carotid artery usually come from atrial fibrillation in the heart and can move to the brain. See your doctor to check for a carotid bruit, and order an ultrasound (sonogram). If you are at risk stop smoking, avoid hormones, and see your doctor about taking a blood thinner (aspirin, etc). Otherwise discuss your anxiety with your doctor and how to manage it. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a blood clot?

What are the symptoms of a blood clot?

Different/?places: Blood clots can be in different places. For example a blood clot in your lung-pulmonary embolism can cause a rapid heart rate (tachycardia) and shortness of breath, ...One in your leg (deep vein thrombosis-dvt) can cause calf pain, swelling, generalized leg pain, etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a blood clot in the leg or and or chest?

Variety of symptoms: A blood clot in the leg can cause swelling, pain or redness in the affected extremity most commonly. A blood clot in the lung however can present in varied ways as chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, to name a few. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of blood clot in leg?

What are symptoms of blood clot in leg?

Pain and swelling: Commonly, blood clots cause pain and swelling but sometimes they will only cause one or the other. Occasionally, they cause no symptoms. Ultrasound is the only way to know for sure. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of blood clots in the lung?

What are the symptoms of blood clots in the lung?

Short of breath: Usually, there is shortness of breath and a rapid heart rate. The blood oxygen is lower than expected. Some people also have chest pain. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a blood clot in your brain?

What are the symptoms of having a blood clot in your brain?

Brain hemorrhage: A brain hemorrhage usually is associated with a bad headache, and loss of neurologic function, like weakness in one limb or another. Seizures can also occur. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a blood clot possibly in the upper calf under knee?

What are the symptoms of a blood clot possibly in the upper calf under knee?

Not typical: If you are smoking cigarettes, taking hormones or birth control pills, or are at risk for blood clots, see your doctor. If you have high anxiety and worry about unusual things, see your doctor to help you with your anxiety. Blood clots in general can swell, feel warm, or even throb but they do not have to have those symptoms. Swelling under the knee can be a bakers cyst. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptom of DVT or blood clits in leg?

What are the symptom of DVT or blood clits in leg?

Swelling and ?pain: A DVT in the calf presents with unilateral fullness or swelling, with some mild discomfort or pain. However, DVT can be silent, with very vague and mild discomfort. DVT in pelvic veins may have almost no symptoms. A high index of suspicion in patients at risk is necessary. Venous doppler studies, a painless sound wave test, can clear or verify the diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the signs of blood clots in the leg?

What are the signs of blood clots in the leg?

Swelling and redness: Some people with blood clots in leg have no symptoms. Some common symptoms are a dull ache, redness, warmth, and swelling. If you have questions, see your doctor. Blood clots in this area can move up the leg and cause other complications. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of blood clots in the legs or higher?

What are symptoms of blood clots in the legs or higher?

Swelling: The most common symptom is swelling of one leg more than the other. Also, the leg can be red and very painful to touch. Sudden onset of shortness of breath can be an indication that the clot has broken free and entered into the lungs. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a blood clot in the bottom of a foot?

Not common: Usually when present, intense pain to a pinpoint location with a small palpable subcutaneous lump. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a blood clot in the bottom of a foot?

What are the signs of a blood clot in the bottom of a foot?

Pin point pain : To the region of the clot. A small palpable mass about the size of a pea or smaller. ...Read more