So I am 3 wks and 3 days post op from a L2- L3 fusion. Last night had some calf pain on right leg and assumed it was from therapy. Well today it hurt worse, real bad during evening walk. I started to worry about it being a blood clot and called my pcp since surgeon left for day and is an hour a way. My primary sent me to hospital lab for a Stat blood test, then 20 min after I left he called and said it was positive and elevated. Instructed me to call surgeons exchange and tell him as I needed blood thinners asap, wwhich all of us fusion patients know is a huge no no. Surgeon sent me straight to er for ultrasound of calf that hurts, spent 4 hrs there and hospital couldn't get anyone after hrs to come to do the test. So they gave me a shot of Lovenox via abdomen and sent me home until morning. They are treating it as a blood clot since it most likely is. It's gonna be a long night not knowing the extent of it and risking fusion with blood thinners. Has anyone else suffered clots and how was it treated? Was your fusion compromised due to it? I have terrible anxiety and keep thinking that any second it's gonna break free and cause a pulmonary embolism or stroke. I am a hot mess right now.