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I have a clot in the right leg. Ultrasound diagnosed clot

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I have a clot in the right leg. Ultrasound diagnosed clot at the back of my knee. I am limping. Doctor says limp will not go away as clots do not heal. Can you tell me if the limp will go away. Thanks Maria.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Is the leg swollen?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Since how long are you having this clot?

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Please let me know.

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

I tried the live chat services but could not connect with you.
I would appreciate it if you could provide me more information on the questions that I have asked above.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
I have the clot 6 months. Thanks. Maria
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.
Unfortunately your doctor is right.
If a clot has not gone away in a few months time then it matures and becomes hard and at six months its almost impossible for the clot to resolve completely.
Therefore I agree that this clot will not go away completely, however you can probably ask a vascular surgeon in your area if there is a way to remove this clot via surgery.
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