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My dad has a blood clot in his leg. It began with a pain and then his foot went icy and numb and generally looked like the foot of a cadavar. He's in the hospital now, and a vascular surgeon is coming to talk to him.
I can't visit until three. My mum's being very calm and non-panicky about the whole thing, but she won't really tell me what's happening.
Is it serious? Should I be worried? is it the same as deep vein thrombosis, do you think?