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A 47-year-old member asked:

For what length of time can you survive without treatment for a blood clot in the head?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 54 years experience
See details: Most people do survive, although often with neurologic damage. It depends mainly on the area of the brain involved and the degree of the damage to that area, .
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A 42-year-old member asked:

For what length of time can you have a blood clot and still be safe?

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Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Not wise to wait: If you have a clot it should be taken care of as soon as possible. Depending on where it is it can travel to the lungs or brain or other vital organs and cause significant problems-potentially even death. This will all depend on where the clot is.
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