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A 47-year-old member asked:

Blood clot that go to you're head. what is the systems?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Vascular Surgery 21 years experience
Stroke: If a clot travels to your brain, you are at risk of having a stroke.
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A 35-year-old member asked:

How would a blood clot in the head affect me?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
See details: That is a cerebral thrombosis and can cause a stroke. The damage and neurologic deficit it causes depends on the area of the brain that the specific blood vessel supplies.
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A 22-year-old female asked:

I have big blood clots. What's going on?

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 38 years experience
Check with your doc: Asap no time to wait this could kill you!
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