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My aunty has got blood clotting in brain and her right leg and hand are not working... Please tell me any solution? Will she be normal again?

My aunty has got blood clotting in brain and her right leg and hand are not working... Please tell me any solution? Will she be normal again?

There: Are transient ischemia events in which blood flow returns to the affected brain area and patient may recover function. Profound bleeding or lack of blood supply may cause irreversible damage to the brain tissue, causing paralysis on contralateral side of body. ...Read more

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If a doppler scan of arms and legs comes back negative for blood clotting, does that mean there are no blood clots in my body anywhere else?

If a doppler scan of arms and legs comes back negative for blood clotting, does that mean there are no blood clots in my body anywhere else?

No, but...: It's extremely unlikely. Unless you have other symptoms. It is possible the a small clot travelled to your lungs and would present as a pulmonary embolus. Ct is the best test for that. However, a blood test called d-dimer would be positive. If your duplexes and d-dimer are negative, it would be extremely unlikely to have a clot anywhere in a patient your age. ...Read more

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I have been off xarelto for 3days now from a bad broken leg a year ago. When does blood to start clotting again? Had a pe and i'm a little nervous.

I have been off  xarelto for 3days now from a bad  broken leg a year ago. When does blood to start clotting again?  Had a pe and i'm a little nervous.

When blood clots: It is not possible to accurately predict when a clot will happen. Decision is best done after you weigh the risks and benefits of staying on medication. ...Read more

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How is blood clotting bad?

How is blood clotting bad?

PE/DVT: If a blood clot develops, it can travel to other parts of the body and cause a blockage of major vessels. In the lungs, this is called a pulmonary embolism. In the legs, its called a deep vein thrombosis. These can be life threatening emergencies. ...Read more

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How to control the blood clotting?

Not possible: First you need to evaluate why you are clotting. Mostoften this is just heavy bleeding and then there are multiple solutions depending upon your desires regarding pregnancy, etc. See your gyn. ...Read more

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Describe the process of blood clotting ?

Complex: Its a complex process, not enough space here, this youtube video might help you understand it..http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yjme5umyvy. ...Read more

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How does adrenaline affect blood clotting?

Several ways: Adrenaline (epinephrine) constricts blood vessels to decrease the blood flow to a cut or wound, so the blood trying to clot there has an easier time doing so. Epinephrine is believed to activate or encourage platelets to do their clumping and clotting actions. Epinephrine is also thought to activate blood clotting chemicals to help form clots with the fibrin and other particles in the blood. ...Read more

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How do you prevent abnormal blood clotting?

How do you prevent abnormal blood clotting?

Vitamins: The clotting system is very well self-regulated; there is little you can do to change it. About the only thing that matters is that some clotting factors depend on the presence of vitamin k in the diet; if there isn't enough, the production of clotting factors will go down, and your blood won't clot normally. That's how Coumadin (warfarin) works - it interferes with the function of vitamin k. ...Read more