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Very high levels of inr

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Strader
Cardiology 22 years experience
Anything above 1.5: The INR is a measure of how "thin" the blood is, typically due to the use of prescription blood thinners such as Coumadin (warfarin). A normal INR i... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
INR: Inr is a measure of clotting involving factors which we block with the drug warfarin. When the inr is high the factors are being blocked and clotting ... Read More
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Dr. Jim Trione
Emergency Medicine 23 years experience
Bleeding: Bleeding while brushing teeth. Easy bruising. Pink urine. Extra heavy periods. Simple cuts taking a long time to stop oozing.
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Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Vascular Surgery 19 years experience
Several things: A consistent diet avoiding vitamin k rich foods, timing the medication correctly, and avoiding antibiotics (if you can) is a start. There are also som... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Improbable: This has not been documented as a side-effect of any of the aminoglycosides.
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Dr. Apurv Agrawal
Hematology and Oncology 19 years experience
Coumadin (warfarin): Assuming your not on Coumadin (warfarin), other causes include liver disease, blood factor deficiencies.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
No : Only if the inr is so high that there is spontaneous and severe bleeding in which case the BP tends to go down (rapidly).
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Normal: Unless you are on Coumadin or Warfarin, your INR is normal. For patients on anticoagulants usually the goal is in the range of 2-3.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need more info: Diffuse fatty infiltration can have many causes, common ones being fatty liver due to alcohol and fatty liver associated with obesity, metabolic syndr... Read More
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
No.: Stroke does not have warning signs except for transient neurologic symptoms which are only recognized as transient in retrospect. Sleeping is not a w... Read More

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