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... I know its been awhile since this affair for you. I like to know how this all turned out for you. Im currently in the same situation having the Jones fracture surgery in July 0f 2008 and now about 6 months later am still have severe swelling in the calve. I too had the concern and was tested for a clot but I tested negative. ... (3 replies)
... if they can't fit you in for an ultrasound then go to the ER. Blood clots are SERIOUS and can be deadly. If it's not a clot then GREAT ! At least you will have peace of mind. ... (3 replies)
... Swelling for foot surgery is in the foot and ankle. ... (3 replies)

... to have a screw put in my 5th metatarsal. well while i was in the cast, i complained of bad pain in the back of my calf but they were not concerned. i had my cast off 4 weeks ago and my foot and calf are still really swollen but the pain has mostly subsided. ... (3 replies)
... Ruth- your to funny ! I said the same thing after I had my tubal haha (22 replies)
... My OS spoke about putting me on blood thinners before my surgery, in the end he didn't as I took a cancellation date and he said that he felt given my medical history etc I didn't need it. ... (22 replies)
... my doctor had me take aspirin for the month following surgery to avoid blood clots, since I was inactive for that month. ... (22 replies)
... Sorry I have not been on. I have had two issues with blood clots...below the knee so no a major concern. I went Tuesday and had the splint removed and the cast put on. The cast is so much better than the splint. ... (33 replies)
... The most important thing you could do is QUIT smoking. I read your previous posts and you are having extensive bone work done. If you smoke and being in your age group and previous history of breast cancer you have a high risk of having not only infections, delayed healing and actual non union of the bones. ... (8 replies)
... Please take care of yourself. I had to fast from midnight on and was taken back to surgery a little before noon. ... (14 replies)
... I know I started to get both excited and anxious about my PTTD surgery as the date neared! I even filled out one of those Health Proxy and Living Will documents. ... (19 replies)
... I want to be mobile as much as possible I am really scared of blood clots I am pretty active now but know I will not be able to do the things I normally do. ... (19 replies)
... Great! Glad I could help. It feels so good to finally be far enough down the road to be able to help others. Even at this stage it sometimes gets discouraging because I'm not moving as fast as I'd like to be, but when I look at where I was just a few short months ago, I realize how far I've come. Last evening I actually took a real walk for the first time. We only went... (24 replies)
... as well as an aspirin to avoid blood clots. ... (24 replies)
... I wouldn't try to move your foot inside your cast. It takes a long time for things to feel normal. I am just getting to the point now, where things are feeling almost normal, most of the time. ... (10 replies)
... ks after I got my cast on at two weeks. However, last week I ended Up with a new cast because they took my old one off and sent me for an ultrasound to check for blood clots because I had cramping in my calf. It was fine. I'm still elevating quite a bit. ... (69 replies)
... I ate well in the days prior to surgery and kept hydrated. ... (69 replies)
... thanks for all the information really good to read! And thanks for explaining your experience in the operating room etc its really good to hear about those sorts of experiences. ... (14 replies)
... Hi there!! Congrats on getting your surgery scheduled. The waiting is the worst!! I spent the week before surgery getting the house cleaned, all the bills paid that needed to be paid, and getting my "nests" set up. ... (14 replies)
... back yesterday. They said its ok for my foot to get cold sometimes and she brought up that if I wanted they could send me for a test to see if I've developed a blood clot, but they did not think it was a possibility. I hadn't even thought about a blood clot. ... (19 replies)


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