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what happens when the inr level is too high

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Strader
22 years experience Cardiology
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
51 years experience Cardiology
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
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
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
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
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
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A female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Improbable: This has not been documented as a side-effect of any of the aminoglycosides.
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A member asked:
Dr. Apurv Agrawal
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Coumadin (warfarin): Assuming your not on Coumadin (warfarin), other causes include liver disease, blood factor deficiencies.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
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
27 years experience Internal Medicine
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
49 years experience Pathology
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
27 years experience Internal Medicine
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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