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Pain and tenderness with a cold feeling on the leg - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi I was driving for three hours the other day without stopping. I now feel likle my hamstring has been pulled also my thigh. I have also been having alot of twitching and my leg fells cold. it is not painful but i am worried that it could be a dvt should i be worried.
Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here. let me read what you have typed.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   is the pain more when you move the leg or at rest?
User :   no it is not pain ful
Doctor :   is there calf muscle tenderness when you touch at that place?
User :   however, the discomfort is when i am walking\
Doctor :   is there prominent veins seen on the leg and thigh?
User :   no not that i can see
Doctor :   is there calf muscle tenderness when you touch at that place?
User :   a little bit
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   then do not massage it,
User :   well what should i do
Doctor :   take Dolo 650 mg for pain releif, and get the leg examined by an orthopedician or your doctor
Doctor :   to rule out DVT chances
Doctor :   if DVT is suspected, you will be prescribed medications to dissolve it.
User :   should i worry about it?
Doctor :   do not ignore it if there is definite calf muscle pain and twitching
Doctor :   keep your leg warm
User :   that leg is also colder than the other one however, it is not hot
User :   may i ask a question where are you doctors form america?
Doctor :   get the examination done soon, to confirm/rule out DVT chances sine pain, and coldness is present along with twitching
Doctor :   it suggests possibility of DVT or a vascular problem.
User :   ok shoul;d i go to emergency
Doctor :   I am based in XXX
User :   should i go to emergency
Doctor :   if the pain is getting more or not controlled, and the cold sensation is also not getting better, then it is better to visit the ER
Doctor :   ER=emergency room
User :   ok thankyou for your help very good site
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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