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Doctor insights on: Blood Clots From The Rectum While Pregnant

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Early in pregnancy went to ER and heard hb maybe 3 -4 weeks bleeding and blood clots how do you the differance in misscarriage& blood clot? Normal?

Early in pregnancy went to ER and heard hb maybe 3 -4 weeks bleeding and  blood clots how do you the differance in misscarriage& blood clot? Normal?

Be seen: This cannot be determined from your description. You need to be seen and obtain an ultrasound. Take prenatal vitamins in any event. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I'm afraid I have a blood clot. What are symptoms of blood clots in the calf? I gave birth 9 months ago and was on bed rest for most of my pregnancy.

I'm afraid I have a blood clot. What are symptoms of blood clots in the calf? I gave birth 9 months ago and was on bed rest for most of my pregnancy.

DVT: The most common symptoms are pain, swelling, discoloration, pain on flexing foot upward, and the feeling of rope-like blood vessel and especially if only one foot. Some of these signs and symptoms are shared by many problems. If you have the risk, go to your doctor and be diagnosed fast, as the complication of pulmonary embolus can be devastating. ...Read more

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Are blood clots more common in pregnancy?

Are blood clots more common in pregnancy?

Yes: Blood clots are more common in pregnancy and post-partum, especially if you need to be at bedrest, on a long plane flight, or are obese. Watch out for signs or tenderness, swelling, or redness that is worse in 1 leg than the other, and report changes to your doctor right away. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots during pregnancy?

What causes blood clots during pregnancy?

Multiple: The most important factor is the hormonal changes that occur. Also, not moving around and the pressure from the baby on venous system can increase "stasis" which means the blood not moving around as much.The best thing to do is to stay active and be aware of other risk factors, like smoking, obesity and other blood clotting problems. Check with your doctor for specific information for yourself. ...Read more

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If you have a low lying placenta while pregnant are blood clots normal?

If you have a low lying placenta while pregnant are blood clots normal?

Not normal : Bleeding in pregnancy is not normal and should be evaluated and watched. A low-lying placenta often moves towards the upper uterus as the pregnancy advances, to where there is a better blood supply. As it does, the edge or the placenta might separate and bleed. It it usually ok, but needs to be watched ...Read more

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Had very light bleeding no blood clots it lasted 5 days could i still be pregnant? My normal cycles r usually heavy.

Had very light bleeding no blood clots it lasted 5 days could i still be pregnant? My normal cycles r usually heavy.

Do a pregnancy test: If negative you are not pregnant and occasionally periods can be lighter or heavier. ...Read more

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Can anyone get a antiphospholipid test? or do you need a history of blood clots? heard of pregnant women not knowing they had the disorder cause no Hx

Can anyone get a antiphospholipid test? or do you need a history of blood clots? heard of pregnant women not knowing they had the disorder cause no Hx

Tests: That discussion should be held between you and your Doctor. There has to be a reason for an individual to run a hypercoagulable workup on you. A blood clot, family history, other causes for concernnote that with every blood test there can be false positives and this is the reason why we don't run all but ass on everybody. We should only run them on individuals that we have a highsuspicion ...Read more

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Is it ok to have small blood clots while pregnant? 2 months along

Is it ok to have small blood clots while pregnant? 2 months along

Clots ? : During pregnancy it is common to develop some legs swelling and sometimes develop varicose veins/spider veins . But to develop a clot either as deep vein thrombosis or superficial phlebitis then they need to be investigated with duplex ultrasound to start with and for DVT needs treatment with lovenox (enoxaparin). Pregnancy increases risk of DVT , if you have excessive swelling or pain then get checked by a dr. ...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


Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more