Many Signs To Notice When There Is A Potential Blood Clot In Your Leg


This short informational article lists a few of these for you. But do note that the development of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), always a possibility, is not necessarily the cause of the blood clot. Either way, and this does need to be taken quite seriously, a correct and accurate diagnosis will need to be made by a medical practitioner who is, of course, well positioned to assist you in addressing any of the symptoms of a blood clot in your leg (DVT), if DVT is going to be the cause.

symptoms of a blood clot in your leg (DVT)signs and symptoms of DVT

DVT develops as a result of the blood clot, do make a note of that. It develops in one of the deep veins of the body, and usually around the legs. It is also possible that the blood clot could develop in the arm. Other signs and symptoms of DVT include the following. Having mentioned the arms and legs in this note, you may as well note that swelling could occur, but usually only in one leg or arm. You may not notice any visible signs.

But you will certainly feel it. You could encounter a pain in the leg. It need not be painful, and you could just be experiencing a little tenderness or cramping. Either way, this symptom is also known as the Charley horse. The sensation of this symptom is akin to a pulled muscle. And, thank heavens, if you feel no pain or tenderness, you may well notice that your leg or arm is warm to the touch. But if you do notice any telltale signs, it could be in the form of a red or blue skin discoloration.

And if there is no discoloration or pain, there may well be swelling.