How Blood Clots Form

Symptoms of DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis)

  • Recent swelling of one leg
  • Unexplained pain or tenderness of one leg
  • Skin that is warm to the touch
  • Change in color (blue, red, or very pale)

Symptoms of PE (Pulmonary Embolism)

  • Recent or sudden shortness of breath
  • Sharp chest pain, especially when breathing in
  • Coughing up blood
  • Sudden collapse
  • Feeling of apprehension

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