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Blood Clots After Bunion Surgery
Probably not: It's probably associated with the knee surgery. Gravity simply allows the blood flow down to the ground and causes the bruising around your ankle. However, if you are having swelling in your calf or thigh with intense pain, you should have a doppler ultrasound to check it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: No but a bad idea for your brain. ...Read more
Dvt in calf after ankle arthroscopy. Was on xarelto after surg and compression device used during surgery. Why did i still clot? Need to be concerned?
Yes: Significant DVT after an ankle arthroscopy is unusual but it happens. Trauma, immobilization and hematological considers are causes of clotting (virchow's triad). See a hematologist to make sure you do do have an underlying condition that makes you prone to clotting. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had Laminectomy at L-3 in May 2016, post surgery numbness of right leg from waist to toes, surgeon knicked dura during surgery with CSF leakage.
Depends: Blood clot 'risk' after fracture depends on many things; most important from an orthopedic perspective is where the fracture is: pelvic and hip fractures have the highest incidence of blood clot formation.Age, medical co- morbidities, activity level, and a host of other factors can increase the risk. Ask your surgeon and your internist for more details. Best of Luck! ...Read more
Healing time for toe amputation? (DM+; 63y/o, F; varicose veins 20+ years; poor circulation before surgery - surgeon did stent procedure -success).
Up to 6 weeks: Since you have diabetes, your healing will be unfortunately somewhat slower especially since the surgery was in your lower extremity. However, please check with your vascular surgeon to confirm how you are doing in terms of recovery, and he/she will keep you informed if you will recover in 6 weeks or need more time. Best of luck! ...Read more
Is it normal to have heavy bleeding and blood clots after laparoscopic sugery for ruptured ovarian cyst.
Why would blood count drop 5 days after femur surgery revision necessitating a blood transfusion? The patient is being bridged back onto Coumadin (warfarin)
Many possibilities: Many potential reasons. I'll enumerate:blood loss during surgery; phlebotomy or in other words frequent in-hospital blood draws; anemia of chronic disease ie inability of bone marrow to stimulate and churn out normal volume of blood components in response to life stressors as it used to. ...Read more
2 weeks after outpatient orthoscopic surgery for medial meniscus tear should I still be concerned about blood clots? Can CT scan show clot?
Usually not unless..: Arthroscopic knee meniscectomy surgery is a relatively quick, benign procedure. It is performed at times with a tourniquet. Blood clots rarely occur after it. Some people have predisposing factors (smokers on birth control bills, clotting disorders). Keeping the leg active can prevent it as well as taking baby aspirin. Ultrasound evaluation is best for diagnosing a clot. If concerned c your doc. ...Read more
When having Knee replacemet
Do pre Op tests include check of
Carotid Arteries ?Told after Op Surgeon found BloodClot.treated Carotid stroke
Prepping testing: Most pre op testing does not include carotid studies but these are easily done as an out patient ...Read more
After having Key hole Knee arthroscopy Mum
was told she had a Blod Clot,Normal?
Total Knee replacements Op surgery soon
change this same Surgeon?
Get clotting eval: cessation of joint movement can lead to blood clots. Your mom may have a clotting abnormality which should be checked now. Doubt the doctor caused the clot directly, but at least she will need some form of thinning before any surgery or long period,of inactivity, like long plane rides. Her relarionship with the doc should determine whether she should change, not the clot. ...Read more
How long aft arthroscopic surgery (2 weeks ago)for medial meniscus tear should I be concerned re blood clots? Calf pain immed after surgery but no more.
2 weeks.: Generally speaking, after about 2 weeks, you're out of the woods, as far as developing blood clots. However, we have seen patients develop them 2-3 weeks after surgery, but that's extremely rare. Check with your surgeon. ...Read more
Not usually: While this is not normal, it often depends upon the type of operation, location, as well as the quality and quantity of the drainage. ...Read more
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