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Blood Clot In Arm Causes
Got superficial blood clots in left arm with no cause again. Coagulation panel showed high plasminogen. What does that mean?
Too much plasminogen: Your high plasminogen likely causes, or is related to, your clotting problem. See an explanation of your rare disorder on this website (cut and paste into web browser): http://www.chla.org/site/c.ipINKTOAJsG/b.7717791/k.A1D0/Disorders_of_Fibrinolysis__Bleeding_Disorder__Plasminogen.htm#.VAhd29m9LCQ Talk to a hematologist for more understanding. Best wishes! ...Read more
Can a blood pressure cuff inflated to 200mm Hg Pressure(max) and then slowly released, cause blood clot in arm?
Many things.: Assuming you mean in the veins not the arteries. Blood clots in the arm arm divided into deep (more serious) and superficial. Deep vein thrombosis of the arm is most commonly seen in hospitalized patients that have certain kinds of long iv's in called picc lines. In a young person i often treat clot in the subclavian/axillary veins from "venous tos". It can be caused by repetative motion injury. ...Read more
Common: You probably mean fistula. For hemodialysis? Blood clots are common and can be removed with a balloon catheter, by a trained interventional doc. Usually no obvious reason but anatomy, blood flow and hypercoagulability testing are checked. Usually all tests normal. Certainly you want to discuss your specific case with your doc. ...Read more
No: Blood clots rarely, if ever, form in the arms. If the injury is due to domestic abuse, you should contact the police. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Had a picc line in arm six months ago for blood test bruised really bad do I need to worry that this has caused a blood clot?
Thrombus: There probably is a small clot and the risk will depend on the location. The closer it's to heart the higher the risk ...Read more
Can blood clots cause intermittent pain at rest? I get several deep, localized pains in my left leg and left arm that seem to only occur at rest.
Can bruises on your arms from being pinched really hard in the same spot a lot cause a blood clot?
No: The deep veins are unaffected. I am glad you are health conscious. Best wishes. ...Read more
Do I have circulation problems? I woke Up with a swollen hand & indents on my arm. Could laying on my hand overnight have caused that? Blood clot?
In hospital six months ago had picc line but in arm was very sore made them take it out bruised up a lot can this have caused a blood clot?
Yes: Mostly these arm clots don't cause damage to the body outside the local discomfort. To be certain you can get an ultrasound exam to search for the clot or even a venogram (dye study) to identify location and size. It should. It be an issue at all 6 months out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can detoxing from crack cocaine cause a blood clot in your arm and what would be the symptoms of the blood clot ? Cud smoking keep clot from moving?
Ecchymosis on leg and arm appeared without apparent cause. Colors changed now red purple. CBC results last week normal. Blood clot or internal bleed?
Does low heart rate in 40's cause pain when deep breath on left side under arm pit but not in chest or possible blood clot? Get worse when deep breath
Probable not: Sounds like musculoskeletal. Hear rate in 40s not normal for most people. ...Read more