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Dr. Rajiva Goyal
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Syncope (Definition)

Loss of consciousness and postural tone caused by diminished cerebral blood flow. Syncope may indicate a particular medical condition, however often it may occur in an otherwise healthy individual. It is a common problem, accounting for 3% ...Read more


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Over last 2 days, I found tiny blood clots-smaller than a tip of a Q-tip coming from my urethra. The urine in toilet was faint translucent pink?

Over last 2 days, I found tiny blood clots-smaller than a tip of a Q-tip coming from my urethra. The urine in toilet was faint translucent pink?

Here are some...: Seeing gross bloody urine at 44 should be checked to assure no UTI, stone, tumor, kidney disorders, etc. How? Follow instructions as described in http://formefirst. Com/hematuria. Html. Thereby, you gain much insight on how to handle daily health-related concerns nicely and may work closely with Doc so to define possible causes for reasonable Rx, care, & counseling. ...Read more

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Could I have a blood clot if I fell down stairs, have a bump on my butt, feel faint, big bruise covering my whole cheel chest pain, difficult to walk?

Could I have a blood clot if I fell down stairs, have a bump on my butt, feel faint, big bruise covering my whole cheel chest pain, difficult to walk?

Probably not: Typically, blood clots in the veins are associated with inactivity, not trauma. A DVT usually gives you leg swelling and a "charley horse" feeling deep in the muscle of the calf. The bump on your butt could be a blood clot in the soft tissues (hematoma). The chest pain could be a chest wall contusion (bruise) or even a rib fracture. I suggest you get checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a bad IV cause a blood clot?

Can a bad IV cause a blood clot?

Yes, but....: The clot is usually localized and will go away. If it gets infected, it can cause a mild vasculitis or a 'cord' under the skin, which would need to be removed by a surgeon. ...Read more

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What can cause large blood clots?

What can cause large blood clots?

Blood: Large amount of blood will cause large clots.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What causes abnormal blood clots?

What causes abnormal blood clots?

Multiple conditions: Genetic deficiencies, inmobilization, hormones, bedridden condition for what ever cause mostly in sick hospitalized patients as well as any surgery & others. ...Read more

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What are some causes of blood clots?

What are some causes of blood clots?

Go to WebMD: Your question is to broad for this forum. We only have 400 characters. Visit webmd. ...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 could suddenly cause multiple blood clots?

What could suddenly cause multiple blood clots?

Many possibilities: There are many risk factors for blood clots. Immobility, trauma, surgery and other illness. There are also dozens of inherited medical conditions like factor V leiden mutation, protein S, and C deficiency and many more that increase the risk of blood clots. Previous blood clots is another risk factor. Multiple blood clots usually associate with a combination of the more serious risk factors. ...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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What are the causes of women to have a lot of blood clots?

What are the causes of women to have a lot of blood clots?

Blood clot causes: 3 things cause clots: blood vessel injury, stasis, and hypercoagulability. The first refers to things like surgery, the second to slow blood flow due to immobility or compression on a blood vessel by things like a pregnant uterus, and the last to things that make the clotting system more active like birth control pills, hormone replacement, and hereditary problems that make the blood too thick. ...Read more

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Can inactivity cause formation of blood clots? I'm pretty much healthy but I'm sedentary, although I try to do at least 20min of exercise every day.

Can inactivity cause formation of blood clots? I'm pretty much healthy but I'm sedentary, although I try to do at least 20min of exercise every day.

Yes: Yes it can. Although multiple factors go into a clot formation. Just keep it moving! Just walk around every 20-40 minutes. ...Read more

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Could stress caused resident blood clot?

Could stress caused resident blood clot?

Residual? No: I think you mean residual blood clot. which is a scarred down residual of older blood clot. The answer is no stress does not cause residual blood clots. ...Read more

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What would cause a blood clot in the arm?

What would cause a blood clot in the arm?

Artery or vein: People with hypercoagulsble or tendency to form clots can have that. Patients with any catheters in the veins develop clots in the veins. Arterial clots most commonly come from the heart in patients with atrial fibrillation causing arm ischemia. ...Read more

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What causes superficial blood clot in armpit?

What causes superficial blood clot in armpit?

Pooling of the blood: This could be due to several causes
pooling of the blood
infection, thrombosis, abnormalites in coagulation, endothelial dysfunction. ...Read more

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My friend died of blood clot in the lungs. What causes this?

If you mean: Pulmonary embolism, it is a blood clot that forms usually in the deep leg vein, sometimes in the pelvic veins, that breaks off and travels to the pulmonary artery. If the clot is big enough, it can cause low oxygen and low blood pressure, sometimes to the point of sudden death. ...Read more

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What are the likely causes of brain blood clots and what are their symptoms?

What are the likely causes of brain blood clots and what are their symptoms?

Artery/Fibrillation: Most strokes are due to clots to the brain. These occur due to clots from the heart in those with atrial fibrillatiion and those with plaque in the carotid arteries. Small clots form, travel up to the brain and occlude small arterioles and thus a small stroke. There are other causes but those are the most common. That is why Coumadin (warfarin) and Aspirin are used in prevention of clot formation. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what would cause me to have such large blood clots on my periods?

Nor normal: Call your obgyn, u need a workup with an exam, cultures, blood work and an ultrasound, there can be many different reasons for your problems. ...Read more

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What is the cause of blood clots in the brain?

What is the cause of blood clots in the brain?

Many causes.: There are many causes. Atherosclerosis is one. Vascultis can do it also, which has many forms, like polyarteritis nodosa. Hematologic diseases, such as thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura can cause it, as can drugs, like cocaine. Embolism, and vasoconstriction are other major causes. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots in the menstrual cycle?

What causes blood clots in the menstrual cycle?

Blood clots during: Menses could be a sign of hormonal imbalance, fibroid uterus, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy etc. Consult your gyn for any concerns. ...Read more

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What causes the big blood clots when I'm on my period?

What causes the big blood clots when I'm on my period?

Too much tissue: Build up or abnormal tissue build up or fibroid or polyps or pre- cancer or cancer or hormones not regulated, at your age u should not be having big blood clots so please go see yoru gyn for a work-up. ...Read more

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What causes fever and blood clots in urine?

Infection?: Probably this is a sign of an infection in the urinary tract, or possibly a stone. I advise you to see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can junk food cause blood clot?

Not too likely...: ..although foods rich in vitamin K may interfere with prescribed blood thinners. ...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 causes blood clots months after birth?

What causes blood clots months after birth?

Pregnancy: Pregnancy increase your risk of DVT even after you deliver. This risk will go back to your pre-pregnancy risk within 6 weeks ...Read more

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Could high amounts of sodium cause blood clots?

Could high amounts of sodium cause blood clots?

Clots and sodium: In general clots are not affected by high amounts of sodium. If one were to get dehydrated, which would predispose them to potentially having blood clots, and the person's sodium may appear artificially high on blood testing. However, the high sodium itself is not directly causing the clotting. ...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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Having thick blood can cause blood clots and what other complications?

Depend what the caus: Cause of it is, I assume you are being seen by a hematologist and have had a proper diagnosis, if u haven't u need evaluation by a hematologist. ...Read more

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Can getting a nutritional iv or iv of any kind cause dangerous blood clots?

UNLIKELY: Unlikely to cause blood clots unless left in too long or you have an underlying clotting disorder. Discuss with your doctor. ...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


Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Fainting (Definition)

Faintness is a clinical finding similar to a loss of consciousness and collapse. This can include ...Read more