Symptoms of a blood clot
Symptoms of an arterial blood clot in a limb (leg or arm) include pain, pale colour, numbness, loss of feeling, and coolness to the touch, said Medicine Net.
The health site continued: “Symptoms of blood clots in the lung (pulmonary embolus, or PE) include chest pain, shortness of breath, fainting, and rapid pulse and breathing.
“A blood clot is a gel-like mass formed by platelets and fibrin in the blood to stop bleeding.
“A blood clot forms to try to repair damage to a blood vessel, either an artery or vein.”