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Calf pain at night, varicose veins, phlebitis, blood test positive for blood clot

i have calf pain in my right leg worse at night sometimes i suffer from varicous veigns doctor referred me to a&e to rule out blood clot blood test was positive but scan didnt show anything i would also get phlobitis occasionally and dvt nurse suggested this could be cause of positive blood test was painful last night again but ok day before
Asked On : Sat, 2 Jun 2012
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Get a duplex scanning of the lower limbs. if you have smoking habits just quit it. u have to start on anticoagulants. and keep your legs on elevated position while sleeping. if you get any chest pain or breathlessness immediatly go to hospital , dont neglect as these are signs of pulmonary embolism
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