Even at the time of reading this content, unknowingly to you, your blood flows through your veins at its own serious pace -constantly transporting the necessary nutrients and life giving fragments to every nook and corner of your body. Imagine it; Without Blood, No – you cannot survive and this dark red fluid gives you the life source till the moment you breathe your last. It never stops for a moment and even while you are at asleep or even when you are completely unaware of your senses- the blood flows freely in your body. It is so unique and it is interesting to note that once you get hurt with an injury, the blood automatically forms a gel like substance and creates a clot to null the further loss of blood. This is extremely good in many ways. However, in some cases, blood clots do occur internally for certain reasons and this can have a reverse effect on your overall health. In medical terms, such clots are known by the name Deep Vein Thrombosis. They occur due to both external and internal factors and in certain instances, even your life style plays a role in it. Internal Blood clots are not to be taken lightly and they have to sweat with all the seriousness it deserves. If not taken care properly, blood clots in many cases can be life threatening. Unlike other diseases or ailments, blood clots do send out warning symptoms in many cases. It is important to watch out for them and get medical attention urgently. Let us have a look at few of the warning signs blood clot sends us.
Here Are Some Warning Indications Of Unnatural Blood Clot That You Should Be Aware Of:
1. Abnormal Swelling
Blood clots give out some major symptoms and swelling is one of them. These swellings do not appear like the ones you have when you have a fluid content. These types of swelling would be hard and in many cases would be of a different color like violet or blue. Though it can occur in any part of the body the swelling would be majorly visible in the legs as in a way they carry the entire weight of the body. Also, these types of swelling stay for a longer duration and unlike the other cases, they don’t respond well to medications and massages. Look into such swellings and get consulted with a doctor at the earliest if the indications prevail.
2. Tenderness And Pain
As said earlier legs are the regions that are most affected when you have the blood clot symptoms and indications. As a result, your legs can turn out wobbly and tender in many instances. Usually, you may not be able to stand in a firm way once you experience DVT and in many instances, these are associated with a sharp pain whenever you make a movement. These signs may be aggravated further by the swelling symptoms in the leg. Usually, any pain in the leg region can be minimized with adequate rest and foot massages but pain due to such clots will not entirely respond to it. At any point of time if you feel these tender foot or pain sensations, do not take them frivolously. Do give it the medical attention that it deserves.
3. Rise In Temperature
This warning sign may not be experienced by everyone, but blood clots can lead to a rise in the temperature in that particular region where you are experiencing it. Usually, the area will appear to be warm for no particular reason and you may feel an itchy sensation surrounding the area. It is an indirect way by which your body states that the area is experiencing a blood clot. You can check out if the area is warm by keeping the back of your palm on the region affected. Take medical care immediately without delay under such conditions.
4. Change In Skin Color
In many ways, irrespective of the type of skin we have, they are always sensitive. Most of the ailments to your body always have an impact on the skin and blood clot is no different. Whenever the clot occurs, the area surrounding the skin and the region may turn into a vivid blue or dark red in color. Your skin may also tend to get itchy and may be prone to inflammation. Avoid scratching them as they may aggravate the issue. The area might also become tender and in advanced cases, the area may turn out completely black. Check these signs with a doctor and seek diagnosis accordingly.
Blood clots can severely affect the passage way of oxygen to your lungs and heart and this directly makes you to sweat more. You might sweat under the circumstances even when you are relaxed or taking a rest. This occurs predominantly during the night time and you might sweat profusely while you sleep. Blood clots can also make you feel restless and make your breathing labored in many instances. You may also experience weakness due to this. Give due importance to these symptoms and get a diagnosis with the doctor accordingly.
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