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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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Intermittent dull calf ache&shooting vein pain.brain&spine mri show herniated discs, bloodtest rule out blood clotting issue. On&off 4 few mths.ideas?

Intermittent dull calf ache&shooting vein pain.brain&spine mri show herniated discs, bloodtest rule out blood clotting issue. On&off 4 few mths.ideas?

Full workup: You will need a comprehensive physical including blood work and venous/arterial flow studies of your lower extremities. Seek immediate medical attention. Disc compression can cause referred pain to your legs- see a neurologist ASAP. ...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

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Do blood clotting disorders run in the family?

Do blood clotting disorders run in the family?

Depends: Some blood clotting disorders are genetic (passed through your family); while others are acquired. The answer to your question depends on the specific type you're asking about. Wish I could be more helpful. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of having blood clotting on fistula?

What are the consequences of having blood clotting on fistula?

Blockage: When a fistula clots, which they unfortunately do, it can not be used for dialysis since there is no flow. We are pretty good at clearing up the clot ( "declotting" the fistula) so it can be used again. Sometimes the fistulas are still working but lined with clot. As long as the access needles can be inserted and used this should be no problem. Typically clot forms when there is a blockage. ...Read more

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How can one prevent abnormal blood clotting without taking any drugs?

How can one prevent abnormal blood clotting without taking any drugs?

Be careful: If you need drugs for clots take them. If not, then omega 3 supplements and supplements like cinnamon and grape seed extract can thin blood. ...Read more

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Is high blood viscosity (high HB and etc.) subject to blood clotting and death?

Is high blood viscosity (high HB and etc.) subject to blood clotting and death?

Polycythemia vera: yes, pcv is associated with increased risk of clots and possible death. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms of blood clotting when on clexane, is this just a normal side effect?

I'm having symptoms of blood clotting when on clexane, is this just a normal side effect?

Anticoagulant: Cleaned (enoxaparin) makes blood less likely to clot. Bruising and hematoma so may occur. If you have a blood clot this drug is given. If you are getting more blood clots with the drug there is a problem that can be serious. Talk to your doctor about this. ...Read more

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What does it mean if blood clotting results come back as slower than the normal range? (other than it takes longer to clot)

What does it mean if blood clotting results come back as slower than the normal range? (other than it takes longer to clot)

Need more info: What blood tests? What were the results? It would be prudent to discuss the results with the doctor who ordered the tests. All lab test results need to be interpreted in the total clinical context. ...Read more

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Had full blood test and now been asked to go back to doctors as blood clotting test is not normal. What could this mean? I go back tomorrow morning.

Had full blood test and now been asked to go back to doctors as blood clotting test is not normal. What could this mean? I go back tomorrow morning.

Not enough info: There are many test that are related to clotting. The most basic is the platelet level. This is most likely test done on a 22 year olds basic labs. However if you went in w a specific complaint that they ordered more specific labs for then it would be hard to say. I encourage you to try and get a good nights rest and discuss in the morning with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes blood clotting?

What causes blood clotting?

Blood clotting: There are proteins in our body such as thrombin, prothrombin, fibrin that play an important role in blood clotting, also blood paticles called platelets take part of coaguation. When the endothelium( inside lining of blood cell) is damage, there is a complex reaction that occurs between palelets, certains clotting factors which in turn prevent further blood loss from the damaged blood vessels. ...Read more