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

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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology

In brief: Pain and swelling

The most common symptom of DVT is pain and the most common physical finding is swelling.
However, not everyone has these. If you have unexplained swelling with or without calf or thigh pain then a venous ultrasound would be indicated to look for a dvt. Sometimes even a ct scan or mrv is necessary. The bottom line is, if DVT is considered, then proper testing is required.

In brief: Pain and swelling

The most common symptom of DVT is pain and the most common physical finding is swelling.
However, not everyone has these. If you have unexplained swelling with or without calf or thigh pain then a venous ultrasound would be indicated to look for a dvt. Sometimes even a ct scan or mrv is necessary. The bottom line is, if DVT is considered, then proper testing is required.
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