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I am taking warfarin and suddenly have a puffy vein on the right side of my forhead

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
8 years experience in Sleep Medicine
No: Warfarin or inr are not related to visibility of veins in general.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
Depends: How long have you been on warfarin? What does "didn't respond" mean? Do you have pain? Do you have swelling? Do you have a thrombophilia? Do you ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience in Phlebology
Talk to her doctor: There are several things that can lead to abdominal pain with portal vein thrombosis. Some of them could be serious so i think it is best to have her ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience in Vascular Surgery
No: You are doing everything correctly, assuming your inr is therapeutic. No form of anti coagulation has proven better than another for portal vein thomb ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
Blue blood: Actually there is such a thing as blue blood. The color of your blood comes from hemoglobin, which is red when it is fully loaded with oxygen. When it ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Jarrard
20 years experience in General Surgery
Stabilizes: It actually keeps it from growing larger and the body's own processes act to "chew up" the clot - called fibrinolysis.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: This depends on a variety of factors such as why the Coumadin (warfarin) is being used, but in general we stop the Coumadin (warfarin) around the time ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
15 years experience in Cardiology
Discuss with your Dr: It is never advised to warfarin without a thorough discussion with your doctor about the risks & benefits. In budd chiari there is a risk of new clot ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
DVT : If you were being treated for dvt, and just stopped warfarin ought to let your doc know to be checked.
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Kagan
30 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Coumadin (warfarin) for life: I assume that you have been tested for a hypercoagulable state (e.g. Factor v leiden). Given your history, most doctors would place you on warfarin fo ... Read More
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