DVT means "deep vein thrombosis", which is a fancy saying for a blood clot in the leg. Non occlusive means it's not blocking blood flow, femoral refers to the location. Therefore, it means there's a blood clot in the upper portion of the leg, but it's not completely blocking bloodflow. Hope this helps :)
I'm an RN, never heard of anyone complain of leg cramps with Coumadin. However leg cramps, redness swelling or tenderness in the calves can be signs of a DVT (blood clot in the leg). Probably your best bet would be to consult your doctor and rule out anything serious.
It is indeed normal to have swelling and pain in foot after a leg cast is taken off. There is a change in pressure.
There are several symptoms that you can experience with a L2-3 disc protrusion. Some of these symptoms include leg pain, numbness in the leg, and lower back pain.
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The goal of DVT treatment is prevention of clots travelling, growing and recurring. Also part of this treatment is to avoid leg pain and swelling and further complications.
Yes, There is treatment for nerve pain. Depending on where the pain is, The alteration of heat and ice can help with nerve pain. for leg pain the best home treatment is to relax the leg by sitting and elevating the lower leg. If leg pain persist; the evaluation by a trained medical doctor should sought. be sure to read about DVT and restless leg syndrome.
It could be a DVT (deep vein thrombosis) a blood clot in the lower leg which can break free and move to the lungs where it can be life threatening. Go and see a doctor.
DVT: deep vein thrombosis
no, the homan's sign test is used for people who have a DVT. When the procedure is done the knee is flexed and then the foot is dorsiflex, the patient will be in pain when the procedure is done because of the clots in the leg.
Maybe a thrombophlebitis or DVT.
if you go to a hospital
Deep Vein Thrombosis can occur in either leg, with about an equal occurrence for right or left leg. DVT can also occur in the arms or upper body with a fairly even occurrence for right or left side. Please see related links.
When having nerve pain in your leg, it is first important to see a doctor about the cause of the condition. For treating pain, pain medication and cold compresses are often used to help numb pain.
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Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is the formation of a blood clot, known as a thrombus, in the deep leg vein.The deep veins that lie near the center of the leg are surrounded by powerful muscles that contractand force deoxygenated blood back to the lungs and heart. When the circulation of the blood slows down due to illness, injury or inactivity, blood can accumulate which provides an ideal setting for clot formation.Symptoms•Discoloration of the legs•Calf or leg pain or tenderness•Swelling of the leg or lower limb•Warm skin•Surface veins become more visible•Leg fatigueLeft untreated, a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) can break off and travel in the circulation, getting trapped in the lung, where it blocks the oxygen supply, causing heart failure. This is known as a pulmonary embolism, which can be fatal.
If you broke your leg would YOU be in pain?