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Hello,

I am a 28 year old female. For the past 2 weeks I have had intermittent moments of quick pain in my left upper leg. They began my my knee and have since moved up to my upper thigh. The pain comes and goes, and it has occurred both when I am walking and when I am inactive. I am very active (I exercise daily) and walk around all day as a teacher. I take birth control. I am worried that I may have a blood clot, but am unsure. Any ideas?
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replied November 22nd, 2016
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. With history of OCPs use get evaluated for venous thrombosis however history is different. Usual muscle spasm and nerve pinching can be a possibility.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan






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