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How are blood coagulation and blood clotting different?

How are blood coagulation and blood clotting different?

Same thing: Clotting and coagulation are used as synonims. A hematologist could beg to differ, but otherwise used as absolute synonims. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Clotting Factors (Definition)

In cases of severe bleeding during delivery, blood transfusions or other clotting ...Read more


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Is high blood viscosity (high HB and etc.) subject to blood clotting and death?

Is high blood viscosity (high HB and etc.) subject to blood clotting and death?

Polycythemia vera: yes, pcv is associated with increased risk of clots and possible death. ...Read more

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What increases blood coagulation?

What increases blood coagulation?

Three issues: 1. Injury to blood vessels. 2. Change in blood flow. 3. Hypercoagulable state, e.g., following trauma. ...Read more

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Having thick blood can cause blood clots and what other complications?

Depend what the caus: Cause of it is , i assume you are being seen by a hematologist and have had a proper diagnosis , if u haven't u need evaluation by a hematologist. ...Read more

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High platelets and clotting time related?

High platelets and clotting time related?

HIGH PLATLET COUNT: In people with high platlet count there is incidents of increased clotting and one may develope clots in brain causing stroke, headache or dizziness, clots in hands and feet, but they can happen anywhere in body. ...Read more

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Could blood thinners dissolve the blood vessels as well?

Could blood thinners dissolve the blood vessels as well?

No: The blood thinners really do not " thin" the blood they alter the cascade of chemical events that lead to platelet clot formation. So in reality the blood isn't thinner it just has a difficult time clotting. THese drugs do not dissolve the vessels. ...Read more

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Blood and blood clots are cuming from urine?

Blood and blood clots are cuming from urine?

HEMATURIA: See a urologist asap. Get a urine test and ultra sound of kidneys to rule out kidney stone / infection. ...Read more

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Diabetes and high blood pressure. Are there chances of heart vessel blocks?

Diabetes and high blood pressure. Are there chances of heart vessel blocks?

Yes: Dm/htn in a combo will increase the risk of secondary organ damage like renal failure(bp have to be very tightly control), coronary artery disease and heart attack, peripheral nerve damage including autonomic nervous system dysfunction, increase risk of stroke, stomach problems from gastrosparesis, increase risk of peripheral artery disease and increase risk of leg amputations etc. ...Read more

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What parts of blood help for clotting of blood?

Clotting Factors: Plasma protein factor i, fibrinogen factor ii, prothrombin factor iii, thrombokinase, thromboplastin - calcium ion, factor IV - accelerator factor, factor v, proaccelerin, prothrombin accelerator cothromboplastin, factor vii, proconvertin, stable factor antihaemophilic factor, antihaemophilic globulin, antihemophilic factor, antihemophilic globulin, factor viii, hemofil christmas factor, . ...Read more

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Does high mpv effect blood clotting factor?

no: No it can be normal or reactive if rest of the blood counts are normal nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Possible causes of low blood pressure based on the factors that maintain normal blood pressure?

Possible causes of low blood pressure based on the factors that maintain normal blood pressure?

See below: The causes of acutely low blood pressure and chronically low pressure are different. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/low-blood-pressure/ds00590/dsection=causes. ...Read more

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How do blood proteins contribute to blood pressure?

Not much: Except the blood proteins do help keep the liquid part of blood from seeping out into the tissues, so when the blood protein (albumin) level gets very low as in liver cirrhosis, the blood pressure can be low. ...Read more

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What causes blood clotting?

What causes blood clotting?

Blood clotting: There are proteins in our body such as thrombin, prothrombin, fibrin that play an important role in blood clotting, also blood paticles called platelets take part of coaguation. When the endothelium( inside lining of blood cell) is damage, there is a complex reaction that occurs between palelets, certains clotting factors which in turn prevent further blood loss from the damaged blood vessels. ...Read more

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If loss of blood can lower blood pressure, can high blood pressure people dobaye blood?

If loss of blood can lower blood pressure, can high blood pressure people dobaye blood?

Blood pressure: Patients with high blood pressure can physiologically donate blood. Often they will not be allowed to donate because they may be on anti hypertensive and other drugs. Gettting a transfusion which contains hypotension directed drugs could be a problem for some people. ...Read more

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Can a menstrual blood clot travel to your heart or lungs like other blood clots can?

Can a menstrual blood clot travel to your heart or lungs like other blood clots can?

NO: Only clots within your circulatory system cause problem. No problem expected with menses, nose bleed, hemorrhoid, cuts, etc. ...Read more

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