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What do I do if I have leg pain after having a baby?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
It could mean a change in blood pressure, as well as the formation of a blood clot in your leg. Your doctor will likely do an ultrasound to see whether you have a clot. If so, you'll likely be put on blood thinners and monitored closely.
YOU: Having a Baby: The Owner's Manual to a Happy and Healthy Pregnancy

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