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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Pickler
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The concern about Factor V Leiden is when the mother is the carrier, not the father or fetus. Current studies show an inconsistent association with Fa ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Thrombosis: People who inherit the leiden variant of coagulation factor v are at incresed risk of venous thrombosis. Those who are heterozygotes their risk is 5-1 ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Risk for blood clots: People homozygous for factor v leiden are about 50 times more at risk of developing blood clots in their veins and complications related to that. See ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Blood clots: People with leiden variant of clotting factor v have tendency to form clots in blood vessels and develop thromboses in veins that cause pulmonary embo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
31 years experience Radiation Oncology
Talking to your fict: I'm so sorry but I really think this is a question you should ask your own doctor. He/she knows you best.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Is he homozygous?: If your father is homozygous for factor v leiden, then you are at least a carrier or heterozygous. Even heterozygous people have about five fold great ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
44 years experience Pulmonology
Yes, you can: Yes if you are on adequate anticoagulant therapy.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends: If your father is homozygous for the mutation, you are heterozygous for factor v leiden. If your father is heterozygous for the mutation you have a 5 ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not oral: Contraceptive pill. You may use any of the barrier methods and iud. If you are done with childbearing, tubal ligation would be an option. It would be ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Do not use the pill: There are other contraceptive methods like IUD, diaphragm, condoms, and if you are done with childbearing, ligation of fallopian tubes. Also please ab ... Read More

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