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What does a blood clot feel like in you leg veins?

What does a blood clot feel like in you leg veins?

Pain, tenderness.: Pain and/or tenderness in the leg along the path of the involved vein that can be accompanied by redness, and edema (swelling). ...Read more

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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Does a blood clot in the leg usually cause significant pain?

Does a blood clot in the leg usually cause significant pain?

Yes: Usually the clot is painfull, but not always. If you have one sided leg swelling that is persistent i would get it checked. ...Read more

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Does a blood clot in leg feel like bruise?

Does a blood clot in leg feel like bruise?

Maybe: At times it can, but it may have no symptoms. Check with your doctor is you are prone to these in your past of family. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, what does a blood clot in your leg/ankle feel like?

Hello doctors, what does a blood clot in your leg/ankle feel like?

See below: You may feel a knot or cord in the back of the leg, the leg will feel colder, there will be pain when you squeeze the calf or surrounding area. ...Read more

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What does a blood clot on leg feel like , like a annoying cramp?

What does  a blood clot  on leg feel like ,  like a annoying cramp?

Like a cramp: A blood clot on the leg, usually presents as a painful cramp in the calve. Some are symptoms are typically swelling and discoloration of the extremity. The laster two definitely tell you that a vinous doppler would be in order ASAP. A blood clot in the leg can dislodge and travel to the lungs as a pulmonary embolism and this can be life threatening. ...Read more

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Does a blood clot in the veins cause a cold leg?

Does a blood clot in the veins cause a cold leg?

No: Generally clots in the veins cause swelling and pain. The leg tends to have a normal or slightly warm.These clots can travel to your lungs with pain and shortness of breath. A clot in the artery diminishes blood flow to the legs and causes them to be cold and without pulses and with severe pain. Be checked out rapidly for either concern. ...Read more

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How long does a blood clot stay in your leg before traveling to the heart? If a person has a pfo could this clot cause a stroke? How many hours/ days at the most can this process take?

How long does a blood clot stay in your leg before traveling to the heart? If a person has a pfo could this clot cause a stroke? How many hours/ days at the most can this process take?

Paradoxical embolus: is an uncommon cause of embolic stroke. Straining on the toilet can create the pressure gradient necessary for the clot to cross from the right to the left side of the heart through a patent foramen ovale. The clot may take days to weeks to build up in the leg vein prior to this. ...Read more

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What does blood clot in leg feel like?

What does blood clot in leg feel like?

It Varies: Sometimes a blood clot has no symptoms. But common symptoms are swelling in the legs, pain in the calf, heaviness in the leg. If the clot travels to your lung, you can have shortness of breath, a fast heart beat, chest pain, heaviness in the chest and this is an emergency. ...Read more

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What would a blood clot in the leg feel like?

What would a blood clot in the leg feel like?

Pain/swelling: Blood clots in the legs generally cause swelling in the lower leg as well as pain in the back of the leg. Usually only on one side. This is a serious condition that needs to be evaluated right away. Prolonged periods of rest and birth control pills increase your risk. ...Read more

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What would a blood clot in my leg look or feel like?

What would a blood clot in my leg look or feel like?

Blood Clot Pain: Blood clots may be present without any signs. However patients usually seek a doctors opinion because one extremity, arm or leg, is more swollen than the other. Classic teaching is that you may have pain in your calf muscles or feel a cord-a solid ridge under the skin-that is a blood vessel filled with clot. Occasionally patients will feel short of breath or have a racing heart. ...Read more