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I am experiencing severe pain in extremity.

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Dr. Lawrence Scalzo
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In brief: Injury? swelling?

depends on cause, just injured or spontaneous and where ? in joint , calf ? swelling or edema, ? are you a smoker, ? long drives or plain trips? [blood clots] if otc pain meds like tylenol/aleve or excedrin don't help if above not there than go to er/urgent care for test , if edema and smker get ultrasound for blood clot eval.
if injury get xray

In brief: Injury? swelling?

depends on cause, just injured or spontaneous and where ? in joint , calf ? swelling or edema, ? are you a smoker, ? long drives or plain trips? [blood clots] if otc pain meds like tylenol/aleve or excedrin don't help if above not there than go to er/urgent care for test , if edema and smker get ultrasound for blood clot eval.
if injury get xray
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