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Doctor insights on: Can A Under Active Thyroid Cause Blood Clots

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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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Can blood clots form in your neck???

Can blood clots form in your neck???

Very rarely: But yes. Clots in jugular veins occur with trauma, with dialysis catheters or central venous iv lines, and with tumors. Clots in carotid arteris can occur with stenosis or plaque. All are dangerous. ...Read more

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Have a large 2 inch hickey on side of neck, it is very dark and big. Worried about the possibility of blood clots? What should I do? Aspirin? Help

Have a large 2 inch hickey on side of neck, it is very dark and big. Worried about the possibility of blood clots? What should I do? Aspirin? Help

Nothing: A hickey is just a bruise in the skin from pressure. It will go away with no treatment. When it starts to turn yellow you know it is going away. ...Read more

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Swelling left neck face and leg. Negative for blood clots. Drs can't find anything. What could be causing this. Had CT and ultrasound. All neg.

Swelling left neck face and leg. Negative for blood clots. Drs can't find anything. What could be causing this. Had CT and ultrasound. All neg.

Multiple issues: Could be a medication side effect, could be an enzyme deficiency if you have people in the family swelling too, c1 esterase inhibitor level and function and c1q need to be checked among others. Consult an allergist if you are at your wits ends. ...Read more

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Coughing up&blowing out thick yellow mucus for past week&in last 2days blowing out small blood clots, sinus pain in neck to ear&pregnant. What to do?

Coughing up&blowing out thick yellow mucus for past week&in last 2days blowing out small blood clots, sinus pain in neck to ear&pregnant. What to do?

Mgt: You may have an infection of the airways and sinuses. The source of the blood should be determined by your physician. From your description, a course of antibiotics and a sputum sample for cultures may be sent.
Most viral infections tend to improve over the course of one week. ...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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Cracked my left side of my neck now the neck feels swollen on the inside and I got an instant headache should I be worried that I caused a blood clot?

Cracked my left side of my neck now the neck feels swollen on the inside and I got an instant headache should I be worried that I caused a blood clot?

Check it out: Did you do a chiropractic type maneuver? Probably worth checking out especially if your symptoms persist. "Cracking" can injure the vertebral artery:
http://www. Quackwatch. Com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/chirostroke. Html ...Read more

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My left arm into my neck has been hurting, like sore muscle but I have done nothing to cause it. I did have blood drawn 3 days ago. Blood clot?

My left arm into my neck has been hurting, like sore muscle but I have done nothing to cause it. I did have blood drawn 3 days ago. Blood clot?

See doctor: While if could be just some overuse injury, left arm pain radiating to the neck is worrisome for heart type symptoms. Please see a health care professional ASAP ...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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What can cause large blood clots during menstration?

What can cause large blood clots during menstration?

Yes, but. ..: During menstruation, it is normal to pass some smaller clots (say, dime sized). However, if you are bleeding profusely or passing large clots, consider visiting a doctor for an evaluation of your heavy menstruation. Hormones, fibroids, polyps are common causes. A pelic exam and ultrasound are the next steps. Treatment options will depend on your future fertility plans. ...Read more

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Do steroid shots cause blood clots?

No: Steroids are not known to cause blood clots under normal circumstances. ...Read more

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Can swelling and inflammation cause blood clots?

Can swelling and inflammation cause blood clots?

Yes: The pathophysiologic mechanisms are complex but the basic answer to your question is that it can and does occur. ...Read more

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What are the signs when you get a blood clot in the neck?

What are the signs when you get a blood clot in the neck?

Pain and swelling: Clots int he brain can migrate down to the heart. If the clot is in a artery it is a so called dissection. It could be a clot from yoru carotid artery. These are all serious and would cause neurological symptoms. See a doctor if you have neck pain and neurological symptoms. ...Read more

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Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes blood clots and how to avoid them?

Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes blood clots and how to avoid them?

Blood clots: The commoner causes are immobilization such as staying in the hospital, illness or long distance air flghts. There are many other causes. Moving around is the best preventive therapy. Otherwise medications may be used to prevent them. ...Read more

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Can tight socks cause blood clots?

Can tight socks cause blood clots?

Tight socks: Tight socks won't cause blood clots. In fact, special compression stockings are used in older people to help prevent blood clots from forming in the legs. However, tight socks are bad for circulation in people of any age. You should buy socks and shoes that are comfortable and that fit well, but are not too tight. ...Read more

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Do any liver diseases cause blood clots?

Do any liver diseases cause blood clots?

Portal vein thrombus: Cirrhosis (scarring of the liver with irreversible liver damage, from alcohol or viral hepatitis or fatty liver or other causes) increases the risk of a clot in the portal vein which can cause bleeding from dilated veins (varices) in the esophagus or stomach. Cancers including of the liver (hepatocellular carcinoma, which can be a complication of cirrhosis) can increase the risk of blood clots. ...Read more

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Can severe anxiety and stress cause blood clots?

Can severe anxiety and stress cause blood clots?

Anxiety and Syress: Can cause many symptoms and can contribute
to many diseases, and probably clotting. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots in urine after heavy lifting?

Needs 2B checked: Blood in urine, hematuria, is always considered as possible symptom/sign of possible cancer. ...Read more

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What can cause large black blood clots during your period?

What can cause large black blood clots during your period?

Clotted blood: Large black clots during menstruation are nothing but big chunks of arteries that are falling out as a bleed, usually it liquified but heavy bleeding causes the clots to come out. ...Read more

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How common is it for birthcontrol pills to cause blood clots?

How common is it for birthcontrol pills to cause blood clots?

Not common: Clotting of the blood is a known side effect of oral contraceptives but fortunately a rare one. Smoking, obesity, cancer and a family history of blood clots would increase this risk. Generally, if you have none of the above you shouldn't worry about this rare 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