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Blood clot in calf muscles - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   if I had a DVT ultrasound a month ago the pain has come back should i be worried if the test was negative
User :   22/f
Doctor :   Hello.
Doctor :   Do you have any present symptom?
User :   just some soreness in my calf
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i had dvt ultrasound on both legs, both negative
Doctor :   Any pain on touch?
User :   no
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   just a knot in my calf
User :   like a tight muscle
Doctor :   both or one calf?
User :   my left
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   when was the ultrasound done?
User :   probably less than a month ago
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   maybe 3 weeks
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   can you see any swelling in the legs ?
User :   no no swelling or redness
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   no
Doctor :   Since when are you having the pain?
User :   since yesterday
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is the pain constantly present or on and off?
User :   on and off
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   but comes in waves and can last for awhile
Doctor :   Are you at bed rest currently ?
User :   but should i be worried since i had the negative tests?
User :   no
Doctor :   As of now you need not worry.
Doctor :   But watch out for these signs .
Doctor :   swelling of the leg.
Doctor :   skin that feels warm or hot to the touch.
Doctor :   can you rate the pain from 1 to 10?
User :   like a 3-4 maybe a 5
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   v
Doctor :   In case the pain increases or it remains the same for
Doctor :   more than 3 to 4 days.
Doctor :   How did the pain start?
Doctor :   sudden or gradual?
User :   i just get worried
User :   gradual
Doctor :   You need to calm down.
Doctor :   If the any of the symptoms i mentioned i seen.
Doctor :   kindly seek medical attention.
User :   ive had 4 ultrasounds in the past year and all negative
Doctor :   That is a good sign.
Doctor :   Have you taken any medications?
User :   yes? why
Doctor :   for pain?
Doctor :   Is it working?
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