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Doctor insights on: Anticoagulation In Pregnancy

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Does anticoagulation in pregnancy stop blood clotting? Does treatment stop DVT completely

Does anticoagulation in pregnancy stop blood clotting? Does treatment stop DVT completely

No.: Dvt can occur while on anticoagulation and also while pregnant and on anticoagulation. If either of these occurs, it usually means that the anticoagulation has been at unacceptable levels. You need close monitoring and probably, should be followed by a hematologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is anticoagulation effective in pregnancy? Wil it defenitely stop blood clotting?

Is anticoagulation effective in pregnancy? Wil it defenitely stop blood clotting?

Effective: Anticoagulation is effective however options are limited in pregnancy. Anticoagulation reduces risk of abnormal clotting in most, however does not eliminate the risk. ...Read more

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Can DVT occur whilst on anticoagulation treatment in pregnancy, ?

Can DVT occur whilst on anticoagulation treatment in pregnancy, ?

Yes: Dvt can occur while on anticoagulation and also while pregnant and on anticoagulation. If either of these occurs, it usually means that the anticoagulation has been at unacceptable levels. You need close monitoring and probably, should be followed by a hematologist. ...Read more

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Can anticoagulation keep DVT away in pregnancy?

Can anticoagulation keep DVT away in pregnancy?

Helps: There is no 100% guarantee that anticoagulation will prevent DVT during pregnancy. There is no reason to be on anticoagulation unless you have had a prior dvt, are a high risk pregnancy or are hypercoagulable. Certainly the imput of your ob/gyn and either a vascular surgeon or vein specialist would be important.There are many routine things to do during pregnancy to prevent DVT such as supp hose. ...Read more

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Can u die in pregnancy if on clexane (;anticoagulation) if had DVT in past?

Can u die in pregnancy if on clexane (;anticoagulation) if had DVT in past?

Unlikely: If you had a dvt, obviously that's why your doctor recommended you be on enoxaparin. While pregnancy is a state of increased possible thrombosis, the medication does help to prevent them. Follow your doctors instructions, exercise with light walking as much as you can, you should be fine. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in nephrotic syndrome, why are anticoagulation molecules preferentially lost?

Can you tell me in nephrotic syndrome, why are anticoagulation molecules preferentially lost?

Proteins: They are not preferentially lost. All serum proteins are lost. Anticoagulation molecules are proteins. They are lost. ...Read more

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What is the role of anticoagulation in stroke?

What is the role of anticoagulation in stroke?

Valuable: In strokes originating from blood clots arising in the heart, anticoagulation is the treatment of choice. But for most other non-hemorrhagic strokes, anti-platelet drugs are preferred. ...Read more

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What is warfarin, the anticoagulation therapy drug?

What is warfarin, the anticoagulation therapy drug?

Blood thinner: Bloid thinner that inhibits clotting by interfering with vitamin k. ...Read more