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disseminated intravascular coagulation

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
ICU?: Most patients with dict are usually very sick and in the intensive care unit. Intensivists/critical care doctors would be main person. Since this is a ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesam Yacoub
18 years experience in Critical Care
Consumption: It is a consumptive clotting problem with many causes where your blood clotting factors form clots apothem break them down constantly causing your bod ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience in Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
DIC: Blood clots (coagulation) forming all thoughout (disseminated) your body's circulation (intravascular). There are many things that can cause list - m ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Take her to ER: If your wife has disseminate intravascular coagulation you ought to get her to an er right away, better yet call 911.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Coagulation: The management of acute and chronic forms of disseminated intravascular coagulation (dic) should primarily be directed at treatment of the underlying ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arold Augustin
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Coagulopathy: Disseminated intravascular coagulation: acquired blood disorder, usually triggered by a host of conditions, such as sepsis and cancer, that lead to an ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Taylor
21 years experience in Critical Care
Clotting & bleeding: Dic causes two opposite problems: blood clots when it shouldn't, then abnormal bleeding occurs. The blood has enzymes to cause clotting--if you have a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not a common cause: Bleeding usually results from dic, hyo-vuolumic shock can initiate dic, though sepsis is the a far more common cause of dic.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Solu cortef (hydrocortisone): It doesn't treat it in any way. It may be used with other medications used to treat this condition, but in and of itself it doesn't.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bidur Dhakal
13 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Non specific - yes: D- dimer is degraded fibrin product, typically elevated in any condition that leads blood clot formation. In DIC, there is inappropriate cascade of c ... Read More
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