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Any Liver Diseases Cause Blood Clots
Portal vein thrombus: Cirrhosis (scarring of the liver with irreversible liver damage, from alcohol or viral hepatitis or fatty liver or other causes) increases the risk of a clot in the portal vein which can cause bleeding from dilated veins (varices) in the esophagus or stomach. Cancers including of the liver (hepatocellular carcinoma, which can be a complication of cirrhosis) can increase the risk of blood clots. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Clotting factors: Most of the clotting factors are made or processed in the liver, and work together with proteins in the blood and with platelets. Therefore, if you have liver disease, these factors are not produced in sufficient quantity or quality to work correctly. Vitamin k is metabolized in the liver and is used in clotting. ...Read more
Heavy periods: The first step is to do a home pregnancy test to rule out miscarriage. It is common to have an off month from time to time. Heavy menstrual perods are very common and there are alot of treatment options. If this happens often or the bleeding continues you will need to see your doctor to discuss menstrual cycle control and regulation. ...Read more
My period is not stopping, it's lasting over 2 weeks and lots of blood clots looking like liver comes out. Should I see a doctor immediately?
Lots of options: You will need to see your obgyn for an exam and testing. Depending on your age and fertility plans there are lots of treatment options. Birth control pills can regulate your cycle. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iuds can minimize your periods. Lysteda is a great new hormone free drug used to stop heavy periods. If you are done with pregnancies ask if you are a candidate for an endometrial ablation. ...Read more
I have had health issues since I had the essure coils put in, I think its caused from essure coils could you help? My menstal cycle is off, heavy with blood clots, pains in abdomen all over, pelvic pressure, back problems, hmeorratic cyst on ovarie and cy
Those: Those are not problems that are known to be associated with essure coils, but your problems sound significant. There could be another issue going on, particularly as you are experiencing pain and blood clots. Please see your doctor for a complete evaluation to determine the cause of your problems. Please be sure your pap is up to date. Cysts on the kidney need to be followed up typically as well, these are not a gynecological problem so your regular doctor will need to follow these up. See your regular doctor and your gynecologist for your concerning symptoms. ...Read more
Severe pain in abdomen, blood clots during period, facial hair, lower back pain, lack of sex drive, fatigue what could be the cause? It's killing me!!
Exam needed: You need to see a provider to have an exam and to follow up w/ the necessary treatments recommended. No one can diagnose those symptoms from a distance. Find relief or get started on resolving the issue (s). Best! ...Read more
I have a extremely heavy cycle. I'm also passing blood clots. Now I'm experiencing pain in my lower right abdomen. Can this pain be coming from cycle?
I have abdomen pains at back and my urine has dark blood clots its been three weeks now plz help doc?
I'm wondering if I just had a miscarriage. Had sharp vaginal cramps, late period and after blood clots just passed a sack or liver looking like tissue?
Possible: About 25% of early pregnancies are lost spontaneously, mostly due to chromosomal defects in the embryo. The usual manifestation is a slightly delayed and heavier than usual period. What you described is consistent with a miscarriage. ...Read more
Is Ibrance the best course of treatment for someone whose breast cancer has come back in her Lungs&Liver? We are worried about blood clots in arteries?
Get help ASAP: This sounds like it may be a tubal pregnancy. This is a medical emergency. You need a pregnancy test as soon as possible. ...Read more
7 days late on my period. Thick brown blood with blood clots this morning. Excruciating pain in abdomen & lower back?
Old blood and clots: Could mean either pregnancy or infection. I would make sure to check a pregnancy test, then if negative check it again 1 week later. You do not want to have a miscarriage and not know it. If everything is negative, then you have irregular bleeding from cycle and may need to see a GYN to regulate it again, especially after 3-4 months of similar bleeding. ...Read more
My gramma was told she has blood clots from ber ankle up to abdomen. She has red & purple spots on leg. Any thought what they are??
How do I know for sure that I have fibroids if am having heavy bleeding everyother day then some pain in my lower abdomen and back and blood clots?
I've had flutters like a baby kicking in my abdomen and I'm not pregnant. I've been having bad blood clots with periods as well. Abnormal periods too?
Blood clots during period, kidney pain which feels like a golf ball, lower back and abdomen pain. Not pos if pregnant either. Sever pain like 8-9 ideas?
Heavy periods: There are multiple options for heavy periods. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. If you are done having children discuss the option of an endometrial ablation. ...Read more
My lower abdomen is hurting down by my pelvic area. I think my 3cm ovarian cyst has ruptured. I have blacked out twice and have pooped blood clots 2x?
Don't wait!: You need to be seen in the ER right away! Blood in your stool is an emergency especially if it is clots. It is most likely not related to your cyst. ...Read more
Very soft bowel movement this morning, now pooping what looks like blood clots without any stool. Only slight pain in lower abdomen. Big problem?
Traveled and was on GM diet. Now, Two weeks early period accompanied by nausea and cramps in upper abdomen along with a few blood clots. Am I pregnant?
If you did not have unprotected sex since your last period, you are not pregnant. Your symptoms may be due to hormonal imbalance. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I've had a period for 3 weeks now and having huge blood clots they are the size of my hand, having trouble going pee I go and 5mins later I have to go again, nagging pain in my lower abdomen and a constant headache?
ER: Studies show you are experiencing Abnormal Uterine Bleeding and Heavy Menstrual Bleeding. Full history and physical exam are indicated, as well as immediate labs to investigate your blood count, stat OB/GYN consult to perform hysteroscopy and evaluate for fibroids or other intrauterine mass. You also have abdominal pain that needs examination and possible imaging. Don't worry, go to ER ...Read more
Function: One of the livers primary functions is to produce factors in the blood that promote blood clotting. When the liver starts to fail it can't make these factors which leads to people developing problems with clotting appropriately. ...Read more
Blood clots: No of diseases can increase risk of blood clot. Some of them are genetic such as factor v leiden mutation, prothrombin gene mutation, protein c, s, at 3 deficiency, high homocysteine, mthfr mutation, anti phospholipid syndrome, pnh etc. Some acquired like after surgery, use of ocp, trauma, long distance travelling, smoking, pregnancy and certain cancers esp pancreatic, brain, stomach etc. ...Read more
What disease might cause the body to quit producing vitamin b resulting in blood clots on the lungs?
Can anyone get a antiphospholipid test? Or do you need a history of blood clots? Heard of pregnant women not knowing they had the disorder cause no Hx
Tests: That discussion should be held between you and your Doctor. There has to be a reason for an individual to run a hypercoagulable workup on you. A blood clot, family history, other causes for concernnote that with every blood test there can be false positives and this is the reason why we don't run all but ass on everybody. We should only run them on individuals that we have a highsuspicion ...Read more
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