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I think I have a blood clot in my arm
« on: April 14, 2012, 08:53:37 PM »
Can someone please talk to me? I need to know if This is a blood clot or not.

My right arm looks a little bit bigger then my left one.
And the vein looks bigger.

IM SUPER SCARED.

My muscles have been switching
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Re: I think I have a blood clot in my arm
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2012, 08:55:27 PM »
And when. I touch the spot it feels veiny
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Re: I think I have a blood clot in my arm
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2012, 09:34:34 PM »
I'm so scared :(
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Re: I think I have a blood clot in my arm
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2012, 09:43:48 PM »
The
Right arm feels swollen compared to my left arm.

And it looks darker in one area.

I don't have any pain or anything. But like I said it looks bigger then the other arm.
I haven't been doing much but laying down all day and doing my homework.

I am right handed and been writing a lot.

But I still don't know if I should go to the emergency room.
I don't want Togo for no reason.
Can someone with advice on this please wrote to me
I am
Freking out
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Re: I think I have a blood clot in my arm
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2012, 09:44:32 PM »
Do you have redness, swelling or tingling? Also,pinch your thumbnail til itself white, then release. If color comes back quickly, that's a good sign of good circulation.
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Re: I think I have a blood clot in my arm
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2012, 09:46:27 PM »
With no pain or redness or tingling, I'd say you're unlikely to have a blood clot
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Re: I think I have a blood clot in my arm
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2012, 09:50:02 PM »
I'm not gonna be liable for your actions so I won't tell you what to do....but usually you can call a nurse line and that may help quell your fears. The ER is costly and you said there is no pain. I'd wait a while to see what happens, that's just me. Best of luck.
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Re: I think I have a blood clot in my arm
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2012, 09:50:50 PM »
Do you have redness, swelling or tingling? Also,pinch your thumbnail til itself white, then release. If color comes back quickly, that's a good sign of good circulation.

I don't have any redness.
Or tingling .

It just appears swollen compared to my
Left one .

And you can see through my skin and you can see a big vein!!!!

Then !!! When I touch it with my finger it feels like a huge swollen vein.
It's creeping me
Out.

So did you say squeeze
My
Thumb? Or squeeze my nail?

Please help me
Figure out if I should go to the emergency room.

I go to the emergency room too many times I wanna
Make sure if I go it's because it's something Togo for.

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Re: I think I have a blood clot in my arm
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2012, 09:53:33 PM »
I'm not gonna be liable for your actions so I won't tell you what to do....but usually you can call a nurse line and that may help quell your fears. The ER is costly and you said there is no pain. I'd wait a while to see what happens, that's just me. Best of luck.


I know you arnt liable . I just want to know what you would do, if you went to the bathroom, as
You go to wash your hands
You notice your right arm has a vein that looks darker then usual.????

Then when I saw that I started to get a huge anxiety attack and I touch my vein and it seems kinda big idk how I explain it. And I have random muscle twitches around my body.

I don't really feel any pain or anything yet
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Re: I think I have a blood clot in my arm
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2012, 10:04:00 PM »
Now I kind of feel a small off and on pain..... Ugh anyone comment ?
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