Six Warning Signs That You Have a Blood Clot

Blood is made to clot.  That’s why when we get cut we don’t bleed to death, but blood clotting in an artery or vein is serious business and can cause a fatal heart attack.  If a blood clot is found early, it can be treated with medicine and or simple surgery.  That’s why it’s important that everyone knows the warning signs that you may have a clot.

 1. Swelling in one limb. This is a symptom of a kind of blood clot known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT) that prevents blood flow in the circulation system. DVT is especially dangerous because it prevents oxygen from reaching vital organs, explains Prevention.

2. Leg pain or tenderness. A common symptom of DVT is pain or tenderness in the leg, says the National…



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