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Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
Hi I'm dr. Phil
can I ask your first name?
I'd like some help please with this problem
Did they check the arteries?
my name is Lynne
Hi Lynne nice to meet you
I had D-dimer blood test which according to clinic nurse came back negative for dvt...that was all that was done, and nice to meet you also
I think you need to check the arteries too
there could be a clot in the arteries
you need an ultrasound of the arteries
I have large varicose vein in inner thigh of right leg that is causing the pain, hotness and severe discomfort, this was dismissed by clinic nurse as 'normal'
artery problems can cause this too
I think you need to go to A and E to have this checked
I've read online that D-dimer test is not always reliable
my nearest A & E is over 70 miles away
I don't think there is any other option
nor me to be honest, the pain is not getting less
that is very concerning
I think you must go
I was told to take pain killers, but surely they would only mask the problem and not alleviate it
that is absolutely correct
I have no wish to cause any greater strain on the NHS here, but I think its called for
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