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Blood Clotting In Leg
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?
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
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
I have had a blood clot in my leg. Can i still have blood test to screen for genetic family clotting tendencies?
Clot: yes if you are young with no medical problems , esp if there is no obvious reason for the clot ...Read more
Getting unexplained bruises on legs. Seen Dr who ordered blood tests including clotting. All results came back normal. What could it be? Worry or not?
Most likely no: Sounds like you had full evaluation. Just give time and see if the bruises resolve ...Read more
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
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
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