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Cannabis and blood clotting

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
Podiatry 9 years experience
PE/DVT: If a blood clot develops, it can travel to other parts of the body and cause a blockage of major vessels. In the lungs, this is called a pulmonary em... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Lyons
Gynecology 44 years experience
Not possible: First you need to evaluate why you are clotting. Mostoften this is just heavy bleeding and then there are multiple solutions depending upon your desir... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Several ways: Adrenaline (epinephrine) constricts blood vessels to decrease the blood flow to a cut or wound, so the blood trying to clot there has an easier time d... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 30 years experience
Vitamins: The clotting system is very well self-regulated; there is little you can do to change it. About the only thing that matters is that some clotting fact... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
Pathology 33 years experience
Depends: Some blood clotting disorders are genetic (passed through your family); while others are acquired. The answer to your question depends on the specifi... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Blockage: When a fistula clots, which they unfortunately do, it can not be used for dialysis since there is no flow. We are pretty good at clearing up the clot... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
Interventional Radiology 33 years experience
Be careful: If you need drugs for clots take them. If not, then omega 3 supplements and supplements like cinnamon and grape seed extract can thin blood.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vincent Rizzo
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Polycythemia vera: yes, pcv is associated with increased risk of clots and possible death.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 45 years experience
Anticoagulant: Cleaned (enoxaparin) makes blood less likely to clot. Bruising and hematoma so may occur. If you have a blood clot this drug is given. If you are g... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need more info: What blood tests? What were the results? It would be prudent to discuss the results with the doctor who ordered the tests. All lab test results need t... Read More

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