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long term side effects heparin

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
28 years experience Hematology
Effects of heparin: In the short term, Heparin can cause bleeding and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (a dangerous allergic reaction causing low platelets and blood clot ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Henning
50 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Anytime you ask a question like this you already are concerned. Being more fully informed about risks and benefits of an upcoming procedure will allev ... Read More
Dr. Laurentiu Boeru
40 years experience Anesthesiology
Heparine?: Lidocaine instillation i understand, but heparin? (this is an anticoagulant?) that can make any area surgically accessed to bleed.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Bleeding.: No major issues, assuming it was antiseptic. Bleeding from muscle is the only major issue, and it should be minimal!
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Oral administration.: Warfarin is available in an oral dose and is given on a daily basis. Its effects lasts 24 hours and takes about 72 hours to clear from your system. He ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
OMG: This is difficult. You need a really good doc, especially for your age. This is something that needs a very close eye on, a doc's eye. Do not hesitate ... Read More
A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
39 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
NO: Heparin does not dissolve clots. At therapeutic levels it prevents the enlargement of the clot or others from forming. Time and other mechanisms reso ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Howe
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Two pathway measures: The PT can be with VERY HIGH doses of heparin but generally remember our coagulation system has two primary enzymatic pathways measured differently in ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends on...: It depends on the way it was given. regular heparin is given IV and has a short stay in blood. When these are given under the skin(SubQ), they are pre ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Heparin: If you received Heparin on march 11th it's out of your system already.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Immediately: Heparin is effective immediately on injection. It thins out blood and keeps it from clotting. However, it may not have any effect on the symptoms from ... Read More
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