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How can blood clots in the legs be detected?

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Posted on Wed, 22 Aug 2018
Question: How to tell whether or not I have blood clots in my legs?
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Answered by Dr. Manjunath Metri (26 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Doppler scan will help.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

Thank you for posting your query here and I'm definitely going to help you out..

Please note:

1. Blood clots usually are seen in the 'veins' of the legs.

2. To confirm this, Venous Doppler ultrasound scan should be done.

Hope this helps you.

Take care.

Dr. Manjunath Metri , General Surgeon


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How can blood clots in the legs be detected?

Brief Answer: Doppler scan will help. Detailed Answer: Hello, Thank you for posting your query here and I'm definitely going to help you out.. Please note: 1. Blood clots usually are seen in the 'veins' of the legs. 2. To confirm this, Venous Doppler ultrasound scan should be done. Hope this helps you. Take care. Dr. Manjunath Metri , General Surgeon