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Cancer and some cancer treatments can increase the risk for blood clots
If you have cancer or are being treated for cancer, it is important to know the signs and symptoms of blood clots.
Contact your cancer doctor if you experience any of these signs or symptoms of a blood clot.
Signs and symptoms of a blood clot in a person’s leg or arm may include
Pain or tenderness not caused by injury
Skin that is warm to the touch
Redness or discoloration of the skin
Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of these signs or symptoms of a blood clot.
Signs and symptoms of a blood clot in a person’s lung may include
Chest pain that worsens with a deep breath or cough
Coughing up blood
Faster than normal or irregular heartbeat