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can a under active thyroid cause blood clots

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience Endocrinology
No: Hypothyroidism is associated with increased bleeding and decreased clotting factors which makes forming blood clots less likely.

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes : If you do a CBC or cell blood count and a thyroid test like TSH you can find these problems if you were having these tests done as a routine screening ... Read More
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: Your medical history, symptoms and physical examination could suggest the presence of a thyroid disease or a DVT or PE, which your doctor will order s ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Blood: not something I am familiar with. How did they diagnose that?
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Schnider
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need evaluation: Heavy bleeding (menorrhagia) that you describe can be constitutional ie. No physical cause, but could be something organic like fibroids, polyps etc. ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Very rarely: But yes. Clots in jugular veins occur with trauma, with dialysis catheters or central venous iv lines, and with tumors. Clots in carotid arteris can ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not to worry: A hickey will not generate any significant blood clot. Focus your attention on your attire for the several days it will take to fade and the relations ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Is this something: Easily visible to others or do they have to look very closely? Are you in pain? Are u still able to move ok? The face and leg would be unrelated, i c ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: It should do this, but a dye study would be a better test for greater accuracy
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A female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: You may have an infection of the airways and sinuses. The source of the blood should be determined by your physician. From your description, a course ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, yes & notsomuch: The majority of your symptoms are concerning for potential overactive thyroid or pe (clot in lung), but could be caused by other things that are less ... Read More
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