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Leg swelling

My leg is swelling everyday did have a blood clot 10 days after surgery I am on warfarin now to keep from more blood clots I had history of blood clots so on blood thinning meds for the rest of my life now anybody have any ideas why my leg is still swelling up alos wearing a compression stocking
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  • You need to see your doctor about the swelling. It could be a whole host of things causing it. As I'm sure you know, blood clots are nothing to take lightly. Being on Warfarin can be a game changer as well. Really your doc is the only one who can determine where the swelling is coming from.
    Several Epidurals, L4-S1 360 ALIF, Numerous Facet Joint Injections, RFA x2
  • As EMS guy said, having a blood clot previously and being on a blood thinner does make it different......you do need to see your doctor. That part was missing from your previous post.......swelling in the legs is relatively common post op, but for someone with a history of blood clots, and recent ones, on blood thinning medications, you need to have it checked out by your doctor, sooner, rather than later.
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