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Can a damaged nerve in my spine, damaged by a blood clot post op, be fixed to stop the severe pain levels. 20 yrs ago, in wheelchair now, 52 yes old?

Can a damaged nerve in my spine, damaged by a blood clot post op, be fixed to stop the severe pain levels. 20 yrs ago, 
in wheelchair now, 52 yes old?

Dorsal column stimulation: Have you looked into a dorsal column stimulator? In my opinion, is the most reliable, efficient and successful way to treat chronic nerve related pain, especially if it comes from spinal cord related injury. I would consult the pain specialist concerning this. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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I have upper arm swelling between my shoulder and elbow. I have had several blood tests, 3 mri's (brain, throat, cervical spine) and ultrasound of my arm for blood clot, chest X-ray and everything is normal. Any thoughts?

I have upper arm swelling between my shoulder and elbow. I have had several blood tests, 3 mri's (brain, throat, cervical spine) and ultrasound of my arm for blood clot, chest X-ray and everything is normal. Any thoughts?

Muscular: It sounds like a muscle issue. I'm not sure why a brain or throat MRI would be done for upper arm problem. If it is painful or affecting your function, i would have it checked out again. ...Read more

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What makes blood clot?

What makes blood clot?

Clotting factors: Liver makes specific proteins called clotting factors which when stimulated with injury to a blood vessel (cut, blunt trauma) results in a domino effect and blood clots to seal the bleeding vessels. Some have a genetic lack of certain factors which make them bleed, or others more susceptible to forming blood clots. ...Read more

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What causes abnormal blood clots?

What causes abnormal blood clots?

Multiple conditions: Genetic deficiencies, inmobilization, hormones, bedridden condition for what ever cause mostly in sick hospitalized patients as well as any surgery & others. ...Read more

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What are some causes of blood clots?

What are some causes of blood clots?

Go to WebMD: Your question is to broad for this forum. We only have 400 characters. Visit webmd. ...Read more

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What are signs of having a blood clot?

What are signs of having a blood clot?

Blood clots where: most blood clots in young people are venous blood clots not arterial. venous blood started from the leg as DVT ,the symptoms unilateral swelling, severe calf tenderness,and tightness.the clot could travel to the lung and caused PE,which could be deadly .the symptoms from PE chest pain, and short of breath that low oxygen saturation. discovered early could be treatable, missed can caused death. ...Read more

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