Our bodies are magical vessels! They're able to withstand complicated issues, work tirelessly, and they have the ability to let us know when something is not right. That is why it is very important for you to take note of how your body is reacting, and what it is trying to tell you.
So, if you're experiencing any of the symptoms below, it could be a possible warning sign of a blood clot! Take note and listen to your body!
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If you're experiencing tenderness or pain in one or both legs, it could be a sign of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which is when a clot forms in one or more of your deep veins. If your leg feels sore to the touch for no reason, consider seeking medical help.
If you're suffering from DVT, oxygen is unable to reach your vital organs which will lead to poor blood circulation - causing swelling. Be in tune with your legs and their health.
If you've got a blood clot, you will bruise more easily. Additionally, your skin may appear red. If you see red streaks that are warm to the touch alongside your veins, contact a medical professional immediately, as this means that you could very well be suffering from a blood clot.
A blood clot in your lung is most likely going to cause you chest pains, which can quickly turn fatal. Don't ignore this symptom, it is a clear indication that something is not right.
If you start to feel dizzy, experience shortness of breath, or have a racing pulse, this could mean that you're suffering from a blood clot in your lung. If you're experiencing chest pains as well as shortness of breath, seek emergency help immediately.
If you are not suffering from a cold yet you're coughing consistently, it could be an indication that you've got a blood clot. Listen to your body and seek help if your cough is completely random.
Many of us get ill with gastro from time to time, but if it is ongoing then it is definitely advised that you seek medical help, as it could be a sign of something more serious.
If you're not all that prone to headaches or headaches of a strong severity that inhibit you from speaking or seeing, it is definitely a sign that you should seek treatment ASAP!
If you're feeling under the weather and appear to have a discoloured face, it could be an early sign of a blood clot. Be aware of your symptoms if suddenly, you experience a pale complexion.
Apart from your arms feeling warm and looking red, take note of how your body feels. If you're feeling unusually warm and are not suffering from a cold or fever, definitely consider visiting a doctor to assess the symptoms.