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My wife has a burst blood vessel in her calf. Is becoming

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My wife has a burst blood vessel in her calf. Is becoming increasingly painful. This occurred about a week ago. She had an ultrasound today and there are no blood clots. However, it has become extremely painful. what should we do to relieve the pain?

We have also tried raising the leg.

Are you there???
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 6 years ago.

Dr B :

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Customer :

OK - what should I do to help relieve fer pain?

Customer :

Are you there?

Customer :

I thought you would have a quick reply?

Customer :

So far you have not been very helpful. When should I expect a reply?

Dr B :

I can't seem to see your posts

Dr B :

I can see them now

Dr B :

Are you there?

Dr B :

Is she taking any medication?

Dr B :

can you see my posts?

Customer :

yes she is taking several medications. I don't know what they all are, can you give me some information before I have to go find those?

Dr B :

is she taking any anti-inflammatory medication like Motrin or naproxen?

Customer :

no

Dr B :

I think you should ask her doctor if it is okay for her to start one of those, they are likely to help improve the pain and inflammation

Customer :

Is there anything I can do before tomorrow morning to help alieviate the pain?

Dr B :

One of those medications should help

Customer :

OK - I think we are done here.

Dr B :

You may get them over the counter

Customer :

what about aleve or advil?

Dr B :

Aleve is naproxen, and it should help

Dr B :

Advil is ibuprofen, and it should help as well

Customer :

OK

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