A 76-year-old female asked:
After a stroke, my dad has a catheter. after 1 mth he had a uti, it blocked with blood clots and they cleaned it, but when they stop cleaning it, the clots restart. why is this happening?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Medical Oncology 47 years experience
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Addiction Medicine 53 years experience
See his doctor.: After a stroke, the patient is usually given blood thinners and the efficacy of the blood thinner is determined by taking Prothrombin and INR. The clotting may mean he is not properly anti-coagulated.
4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 28, 2014
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