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Blood Clot In Hand Treatment
Can a cold weather injury of the thigh cause blood clot formation in the lower leg in someone with a hypercoagulating blood condition?
Yes: If you have a blood clot in the deep veins of the leg, they can break loose and travel up through the heart, and into the lungs where it can cause a pulmonary embolism. This is potentially life threatening, but the risk is markedly reduced by taking a blood thinner like coumadin (warfarin). ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Depends: Most of pulmonaty emboli cause shortness of breath more than pain . Pain happens when part of the lung infarcts and has no blood flow and this can cause inflammation of close by pleura and sharp pain. This can occur in around 10% of emboli. The bigger the size of infarction the more pain but usually is moderate pain. ...Read more
No: Generally clots in the veins cause swelling and pain. The leg tends to have a normal or slightly warm.These clots can travel to your lungs with pain and shortness of breath. A clot in the artery diminishes blood flow to the legs and causes them to be cold and without pulses and with severe pain. Be checked out rapidly for either concern. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood clot: Most blood clots in the legs are in one leg and cause pain and swelling in that leg only. ...Read more
Dvt: If we are talking about a venous clot the its also termed a dvt. These can be dangerous because they can trave to the lung and cause a pulmonary embolis. These are lfethreatening.Causes od DVT are trauma, hypercoagulopathy, cancers, etc. Many pts are bed ridden. They may be smokers or on birth controll. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Most blood clots are in veins and do not affect arterial circulation. However, if the leg swells, it might be more difficult to feel the pulse. ...Read more
Acute PE: Treatment of a pulmonary embolus essentially depends on the clinical symptoms at the time of diagnosis. The symptoms can be many and varied. Treatment options:. Blood thinners , thrombolytic s, ivc filter or embolectomy( surgical removal of blood clots). First priority is to stabilize patient if needed. The decision tree will be based on what is deemed most effective for the patient ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does the drug vincristine cause blood clots in the bowel, grandad had rcvp them had a blood clot in the major artery supplying the bowel?
I suspect this was..: True...True and unrelated. Coagulopathy, is not a side effect of vincristine. However, having a cancer (such as lymphoma that i suspect your dad has) can elevate clotting risk all by itself. Prednisone in rcvp can elevate risk of clotting as well. Additionally, as a 67yo man, he could have had pre-existing vascular disease that elevated his risk for clotting in those vessels that supply the gut. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does baby asprin prevent blood clots in a person with a history of blood clot in lung ?What are my odds of a second blood clot while on asprin ?
Yes: Yes it may reduce the risk. Exact numbers depend on the cause of the first pe. ...Read more
Cann blood thinners cause pain and numbness in arms? Currently on xarelto for pulmonary embolism found in june.
Stockings: Stocking can help. Not compeletely, but some relief. ...Read more
DIY: If you hammered your finger & have the dark purple bleed trapped under the nail, there is a way to release the blood & save the nail. It may hurt like heck, but not as much as it hurts now! put your finger on an ice cube to keep it cool & numb. Heat a paperclip end to red-hot & lightly touch the nail surface. Repeat 4-6x until you're through & you see the blood drop. Squeeze the blood out. ...Read more
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