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Are blood clots associated with thyroid problems?

Are blood clots associated with thyroid problems?

No: Hypothyroidism is associated with increased bleeding and decreased clotting factors which makes forming blood clots less likely. ...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


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Can a dr find out , that a person have blood clots or a thyroid problem even of they weren't looking for it in your blood work?

Can a dr find out , that a person have blood clots or a thyroid problem even of they weren't looking for it in your blood work?

Sometimes: Your medical history, symptoms and physical examination could suggest the presence of a thyroid disease or a DVT or PE, which your doctor will order specific test to confirm or eliminate his suspicion ...Read more

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Why would I bleed very heavy with big blood clots , change pad every half hou, I had my iron and thyroid checked its fine what could it be?

Need evaluation: Heavy bleeding (menorrhagia) that you describe can be constitutional ie. No physical cause, but could be something organic like fibroids, polyps etc. You need an examination which may need to include ultrasound, sonohysterogram. If nothing is found management would depend on your age and desire for future fertility. Could be controlled with birth control pills, Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud or lysteda, ablation. ...Read more

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Tightness in upper chest and throat head ache has shaking feel weak. Could it be over active thyroid or another blood clot in lung or lack of iron?

Tightness in upper chest and throat head ache has shaking feel weak. Could it be over active thyroid or another blood clot in lung or lack of iron?

Yes, yes & notsomuch: The majority of your symptoms are concerning for potential overactive thyroid or pe (clot in lung), but could be caused by other things that are less serious and unrelated. The iron issue is much less likely the source, unless extremely severe and ongoing. Should be seen in er w/chest discomfort for evaluation. ...Read more

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Does frequently flying cause blood clots?

Does frequently flying cause blood clots?

Maybe: Travel thrombosis is a well-recognised problem ...Dehydration, limited movement and a stting postion all contribute to slow blood flow which leads to blood being made more coagulabel...Drinking fluids, wearing compression hose, leg exercises and walking during flight all contribute to preventing this problem. ...Read more

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How frequently do blood clots cause death?

How frequently do blood clots cause death?

Blood clots.: Blood clotting is a normal protective mechanism when there is bleeding. Abnormal blood clots cause damage depending onthe site and therefore the mortality varies. Blood clot in the leg veins may lead to pulmonary embolism and death. Blood clot in the brain atery causes stroke. ...Read more

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What would cause white blood clots during mestrsul cycle?

What would cause white blood clots during mestrsul cycle?

Yeast?: Clumps of white discharge could me normal vaginal discharge or it could be a sign of a yeast infection. If you are having itching or irritation of the vagina or vulva, please see your doctor to get examined and treated. ...Read more

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Can butrans patches cause blood clots?

Can butrans patches cause blood clots?

Shouldn't: Butrans is an opioid, which are not known to cause blood clots. In addition, the package insert for Butrans does not include clots as a potential side effect. ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more