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Can A Under Active Thyroid Cause Blood Clots
Uncommon: Blood clot formation is one of the complications of varicocele but it is uncommon for that to cause systemic issues, unless the person has blood clotting disorder, i.e., a tendency to form blood clots. See this site for information and discuss the matter with your doctor. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001284.htm ...Read more
When are menstrual blood clots considered abnormal? Could a single golf-sized clot (only one during cycle) be cause for concern?
No: Small clots are not uncommon.Get a more detailed answer ›
My blood test showed i had elevated/high red blood cells than normal. What can be the cause and can it be a health hazard?
Need more info: How elevated? Do you smoke? Have a respiratory or cardiac disease? See this site of more information and discuss the matter with your doctor. http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/clinical+and+interpretive/84160. ...Read more
Is it possible to get blood clot in pregnancy in heart or brain even without any blood disorders? how common is it?
Can the nexplonan rod cause leg cramp . Clot like things to form under armpit and to pass old blood clots?
Unclear question: What is a "bac reading"? It may help if you spell out your concern. ...Read more
Birth control pills: When you are having difficult menses, it may be a welcome relief to take birth control pills. They lessen the amount of blood loss, keep you regular, and can minimize bloating. Regular exercise can also help with the discomfort. Over the counter medications provide temporary relief as well. ...Read more
Are most strokes in pregnancy due to high blood pressure conditions or blood clot somehow going to brain? im terrified of pregnancy because of this
Clotting disorder: Most strokes,in pregnancy occur when the patient has an underlying thrombophilia, or clotting disorder. Often this is not known until after the fsct. If you have a strong family history of blood clots, strokes or heart attacks, you might want to be evaluated for your risk. If there is no history, I would not worry about it, as the risk would be extremely rare. Also, not smoking can decrease risk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cerebral thrombosis.: Blood clots in the brain obstruct vessels and cause stroke. Blood clots can develop at a local regional vessel in the head or they can come from a distant vessel, commonly the carotid, or from the heart , especially when the heart beats irregularly. The most common mechanism for a clot developing is rupture of a atherotic plaque on the blood vessel which stimulates the blood to clot. ...Read more
Can stress/anxiety cause low blood pressure everyday ?Been super weak low blood pressure 5 months postpartum what can be causing this? Normal thyroid?
Not stress related: In rare cases after delivery specially if there is significant bleeding at time of delivery can cause pituitary problems ( Sheehan syndrome). I would suggest to collect 24 hour unine for free cortisol to rule out Pituitary/adrenal problem that could be contributing to your low blood pressure & fatigue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause high blood pressure to start out of the blue current (155/95) and occult blood in urine?
Drawing blood: No, not if performed correctly.Get a more detailed answer ›
Heavy periods : Heavy menstrual perods are very common and there are alot of treatment options. If this happens often or the bleeding continues you will need to see your doctor to discuss menstrual cycle control and regulation. Various birth control methods can help. Lysteda is a hormone free pill to minimize menstrual bleeding. Depending on fertility plans you may be a candidate for an endometrial ablation. ...Read more
I dropped a can of vegetables onto my foot where there are arteries. As a healthy adult, can I get phlebitis and a blood clot that can travel in body?
Phleb-oy-tis??: Only if it was a can of Manischewitz gifilte fish. Otherwise,you're in the clear.Yes, there are superficial arteries there, but only veins can get"phlebitis,"which is unlikely to begin with, but even if one got inflamed and developed a small clot, it being superficial (like the artery), there would be no way for it to get into the deep veins & travel "up the body"(like, into the lungs). L'chayim!! ...Read more
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