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Gadsden, AL
A 28-year-old male asked:

My wife has leidens factor 5 and factor 2, she is currently on coumadin (warfarin) 11.5 mg. her veins in her right leg are deep vein thrombosis can she get help?

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 18 years experience
Long-term anti-coag: Long-term anticoagulation is likely recommended as long as no risk factors for bleeding with good anticoagulation monitoring. There is a high risk for recurrence and the potential benefits from long-term warfarin may outweigh the risks. The condition is ideally co-managed by your doctor and a hematologist. A IVF filter may be considered depending on the specifics.

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