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My husband has blood clots in his arm. He is a drug user

My husband is a iv drug user and has been shooting blood back in his arm when it seems to be clotting instantly. It s even a little hard to push in. Now he has 3 visible lumps going up his right arm. He is 27 and is healthy other than stress and drugs. he takes prescription a zanax as needed for panic attacks. Can these be blood clots? and if so, are they deadly?
Asked On : Mon, 28 Feb 2011
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these are thrombus in the veins and are infected and are dangerous
consult immediately physician /vascular surgeon .treatment is essential
he should be de addicted also
Answered: Mon, 8 Aug 2011
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