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Doctor insights on: Blood Clot Taking

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How do I know if pains are lingering from former PE or if they are new blood clots taking 20mg xarelto now HR stays in 80s now and more palps?

How do I know if pains are lingering from former PE or if they are new blood clots taking 20mg xarelto now HR stays in 80s now and more palps?

Can be tough to tell: If your symptoms persist, it may be more clots. I would not ignore these symptoms because, if you have more clots on Xarelto, you may need other treatments. Good luck! ...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've been using camrese for a month now. Should I worry about blood clots while taking it?

I've been using camrese for a month now. Should I worry about blood clots while taking it?

Don't worry: The risk of developing blood clots while taking low dose estrogen combinations such as Camrese, is very low in healthy women up to the age of 45 who do not smoke cigarettes, or have other risk factors. ...Read more

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Can you get a blood clot while taking coumadin (warfarin)?

Can you get a blood clot while taking coumadin (warfarin)?

Yes: Some patients may fail Coumadin (warfarin) and still develop clots. ...Read more

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Might somebody have another blood clot while taking the drug coumadin (warfarin)?

Might somebody have another blood clot while taking the drug coumadin (warfarin)?

Yes.: There are some patients for whom Coumadin (warfarin) does not adequately anticoagulate (thin the blood), and thus these patients may require alternative medications. Discuss with a hematologist to gain a better understanding as to what options exist. Sometimes this is an indication for placement of a filter device to catch a DVT from becoming a fatal pulmonary embolism (pe). ...Read more

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I saw blood clots when taking injection in my left arm for blood test. Is there any serious problems?

I saw blood clots when taking injection in my left arm for blood test. Is there any serious problems?

Blood clot: It could be normal slight blood clot at the site of injection. Let's wait for blood test results. ...Read more

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Taking 200 mg daily of prometrium as I a fully deficient in it but make plenty of estrogen am I at high risk for blood clot for taking it?

Taking 200 mg daily of prometrium as I a fully deficient in it but make plenty of estrogen am I at high risk for blood clot for taking it?

Other risks involved: Not only blood clot formation, you need to follow up closely with your doctor, not to exceed the recommended dosage/duration, which is about 10-12 days every month with close monitoring and careful not to interact with other medicines you are on. Most important though is to avoid the other risk factors as smoking, hypertension, being overweight, having abnormal lipid profile etc, best wishes ...Read more

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Is there a lower risk for blood clots when taking Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo? Safer than Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? Can't seem to find how much hormone is in Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo

Is there a lower risk for blood clots when taking Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo? Safer than Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)? Can't seem to find how much hormone is in Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo

Clot risk: The risk of clot is slightly higher in YAZ (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) do due the type of progesterone in it. It has nothing to do with the dose really. If for example you had a clot on Ortho tri cyclen, no one would suggest you use tri cyclen lo instead. Blood clot risk also lowers after 3 months of use just like it does for menopausal women on hormone replacement therapy. Every OCP in the US is low dose except for one. ...Read more

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Can I have blood clots when taking oral contraceptive pills?

Can I have blood clots when taking oral contraceptive pills?

Yes: OCPs do increase your risk of blood clots. This risk is low in young, healthy women but can be significant some women with certain medical conditions. They are not recommended in women over age 35 who smoke or in women with combinations of age or medical problems such as diabetes and hypertension. If you are a smoker, have a medical condition or are over age 35, you should ask your doc! ...Read more

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Started spotting & a small blood clot after taking 1st Z pack dose 500mg to treat respiratory infection- 10 days early for period Side effect? Call MD?

Started spotting & a small blood clot after taking 1st Z pack dose 500mg to treat respiratory infection- 10 days early for period Side effect? Call MD?

Coincidence: It is really unlikely that you're taking the antibiotic and having early bleeding are linked. It's more likely that the respiratory infection might be making your body want to shed the lining, but this is not concerning and I expect that you will be fine even if this bleeding leads to an early full period ...Read more

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Have a blood clot above left knee lots of pain and stiffness in both itching inside my right leg can you get another blood clot even though taking war?

Have a blood clot above left knee lots of pain and stiffness in both itching inside my right leg can you get another blood clot even though taking war?

Possibly: The ability of warfarin to prevent or treat a blood clot is partly based upon how well it is keeping your blood at a therapeutic level, which is usually checked with a blood test called prothrombin time. Diet can also have a large impact on the ability of the warfarin to work. If you have any concern, I would be rechecked for a dvt. In some cases, clots can be surgically removed (throne tony) ...Read more

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I been on my period for two months in between spotting and blood clots I been taking this fertility blend to help but I want to have kids some day?

I been on my period for two months in between spotting and blood clots I been taking this fertility blend to help but I want to have kids some day?

See specialist: Herbs and supplements often do not help and may hinder your problems. These substances do not go through the testing that medications must to be sold. I suggest seeing a specialist who knows about herbs and supplements to get the right combo. Naturopathic physicians are a good start. You should still be able to get pregnant in the future. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I take alesse bc I am worried about getting a blood clot should I stop taking it?

I take alesse bc I am worried about getting a blood clot should I stop taking it?

Let me explain: Their report it risk of DVT (blood clot) and pe (blood clot in the lung) when using any medicated birth control.
If I have any health problem (diabetic, smoking, obesity, hypertension, family history of blood clots, kidney disease and other problems) I will advise to stop it. ...Read more

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Will a head blood clot require surgery? Will taking medicine be enough to make the blood clot go away?

Will a head blood clot require surgery? Will taking medicine be enough to make the blood clot go away?

It depends: Depending on the size, nature, and location of the blood clot, surgery may or may not be required. It would also depend on if the clot was causing symptoms or not. ...Read more

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Bleed heavily after takin postinor2 single dosage for 3 days with blood clots 11 days after taking the pill. Wud it have worked I was fertile at time?

Bleed heavily after takin postinor2 single dosage for 3 days with blood clots 11 days after taking the pill. Wud it have worked I was fertile at time?

Question?: It's impossible to answer your question as there are so many unknowns. What we do know if that emergency contraception, when taken as soon as possible after unprotected intercourse, can prevent pregnancy up to 84% of the time. The farther away---time wise---one is from the intercourse, the less effective the postinor is. But you've asked a question that can't be literally answered. ...Read more

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Planning to do eyebrow micropigmentation (tattoo but not very deep into skin I take 100mg aspirin daily I had blood clots can I stop taking 5 days?

Planning to do eyebrow micropigmentation (tattoo but not very deep into skin I take 100mg aspirin daily I had blood clots can I stop taking 5 days?

No, See below: Tattooing is a form of self-mutilation and you should not do it, much less if it will interfere with your medication. Do not discontinue taking aspirin, without talking with the doctor who prescribed it. ...Read more

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I'm taking Coumadin (warfarin) for blood clots to legs. Since taking med I started having stinging, burning and numbness to both legs. Is the med causing this?

I'm taking Coumadin (warfarin) for blood clots to legs. Since taking med I started having stinging, burning and numbness to both legs. Is the med causing this?

Unlikely: The warfarin itself is unlikely to be causing your leg symptoms. The discomfort may be due to change in circulation from the blood clots themselves. ...Read more

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Sprained my foot right on the instep.. got a blood clot on the calf taking blood thinners. I still feel pain on the calf. Should I do therapy anyway?

Sprained my foot right on the instep.. got a blood clot on the calf taking blood thinners. I still feel pain on the calf. Should I do therapy anyway?

Blood clot/thinners?: F or unknown age, ethnicity, smoking Hx or Medical Hx asks: Sprained my foot right on the instep.. got a blood clot on the calf taking blood thinners. I still feel pain on the calf. Should I do therapy anyway? ANS: this is not a simple question. Did you have clots go to your lungs or a blood clot problem or are U on BCP? Happy to do 2nd opinion. Here for next 3 hours live! ...Read more

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Blood clots in legst

Blood clots in legst

DVT: 20yo is kinda young to have blood clots in legs but it's not that rare either, especially in those w/genetic risks eg thrombophilia, taking estrogen-based birth control, have had recent major surgery or traveled extensively w/o much movement eg transoceanic flight. Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) can loosen & move to lungs where they're deadly eg pulmonary embolism. Go to ER immediately for treatment ...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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Can a blood clot pop?

Can a blood clot pop?

Dislodge: A blood clot can dislodge and travel through the venous or arterial blood system, wreaking havoc on organs such as the lungs or the brain. ...Read more

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How can a blood clot form?

Natural process: Your blood contains platelets as well as clotting factors made by your liver. When there is an injury in the blood vessels as well as when there is relative absence of blood flow, the clotting factors and platelets thicken the blood producing the clot. ...Read more

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What does blood clots mean?

What does blood clots mean?

"Blocked Pipes": Blood contains proteins which cause the blood to congeal when outside of blood vessels. This can be life-saving following trauma but can be life-threatening if the clotting mechanism is activated inside a blood vessel, leading to the obstruction of flow to the brain (stroke), heart muscles (mi), or lungs (pulmonary emboli), to name a few. Rx hinges on opening the blockage asap+/-blood thinners. ...Read more

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How does a blood clot break?

Spontaneously: A DVT can dislodge and travel to the lungs -- this typically happens spontaneously. ...Read more

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How to deal with blood clot?

How to deal with blood clot?

Type?: You don't describe the clot - a DVT may need anti-coagulants, while a superficial venous clot will not. Arterial clots, or cardiac clots will also need treatment, Cosmetic clots (derm) will resolve on their own. Will try to answer more detail if you can offer more information ...Read more

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Blood clot in both shoulders?

Blood clot in both shoulders?

Unclear question: How do you know that you have blood clots in the shoulders? Blood clots in shoulders is not a recognized medical entity. It may help if you describe the symptoms. ...Read more

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How can blood clots dissolve?

How can blood clots dissolve?

Blood clot removal: Blood clots in general are removed naturally from the body. The body has a system of clotting as well as a system to prevent too much clotting. Whenever a clot is formed in the body over time the body will naturally reabsorb it. Sometimes doctors give medication to prevent the blood from being able to clot easily. ...Read more

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What case blood clots to form?

What case blood clots to form?

Thrombus: I trust you mean clots forming in blood vessels, called thrombi. Alteration in or more the following three things causes thrombus formation. 1. Alteration in blood flow, 2. Damage to the lining of blood vessel, called endothelium and 3. Increased coagulability of blood. The reference below provided professional explanation.
http://www. Nejm. Org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMra0801082 ...Read more

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Can a blood clot form in hours?

Can a blood clot form in hours?

A blood clot: Can form in minutes depending on the circumstances. ...Read more

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Can a bad IV cause a blood clot?

Can a bad IV cause a blood clot?

Yes, but....: The clot is usually localized and will go away. If it gets infected, it can cause a mild vasculitis or a 'cord' under the skin, which would need to be removed by a surgeon. ...Read more

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How do blood clots usually form?

Blood clot causes: We doctors are taught to remember virchow's triad: blood vessel injury, stasis, and hypercoagulability. The first refers to things like surgery and catheters, the second to slow blood flow due to immobility or compression on a blood vessel, and last to things that make the clotting system more active like birth control pills and hereditary disorders that make the blood more likely to clot. ...Read more

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Are blood clots normal on a pill?

Are blood clots normal on a pill?

No: I assume that you mean to ask if it is normal to develop blood clots when taking oral contraceptive pills (ocp).

The risk of developing blood clots (deep vein thrombosis, coronary artery thrombosis) is slightly increased in persosn taking ocp, however, this is not normal. The risks are particularly increased in patients with acquired or genetic clotting tendencies. ...Read more

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What can be done for blood clots?

What can be done for blood clots?

Prescription medicin: Blood clots are dangerous and a physician should be seen immediately. If the clot is in the leg a doppler test can confirm it and a physician will prescribe meds to thin the blood and help prevent it from going to the lungs. Initially you should not be active because you do not want to dislodge it and cause it to travel in your bloodstream. Blood thinners will be taken for at least 3 months. ...Read more

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What can cause large blood clots?

Blood: Large amount of blood will cause large clots.
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. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more

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