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Can Doctor Feel Blood Clot
Probably not: You didn't say where the blood clots might be. For blood clots in the legs a venous doppler (ultrasound) is usually ordered. For blood clots in the chest, the first test is usually a blood test called the d-dimer. Other tests can be ordered if the d-dimer is elevated. If the doctor feels your risk is very low, tests might not be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: A hemorrhoid blood clot, also known as a thrombosis, is usually treated with making incision to remove clot or hemorrhoid under local anesthesia in office or ER. However, it is critical for us to tell our patents that it will resolve on it's own within a week or so because or own blood system has enzymes that will dissolve the clot. So if you treat pain and do hot tub baths it will resolve ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Aching arm after blood test. No issues when giving blood or blood disorders. Is it something horrible like a blood clot? Do I need to see Dr again?
Is it swollen,red: or firm? If a superficial vessel gets a clot from a blood draw it will not travel to heart lung or brain. May have a mild thrombophlebitis . Use warm compresses and try advil (ibuprofen) or alieve. If red warm to touch or getting worse see a doctor to make sure it is not infected. ...Read more
Very unlikely: Blood draw from the vein is a safe procedure. You are more at risk in your drive to and from the place you go to get blood drawn than the blood draw itself. In 1-2% of cases there may be a bruise at the site that usually resolves on its own. Blood clot formation, if it occurs is very rare. I have not known even one instance in 40 years. ...Read more
Usually not: The blood clots that are dangerous are in the deep veins and you can not usually feel them. Occasionally we can feel one if it is very large behind the knee. The best indicator of a clot is one very swollen leg below the knee. If we see this we will send the patient for an ultrasound and doppler to rule out a blood clot. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Would aspirin help or worsen deep vein thrombosis? Worried about possible blood clot from pain in leg and going to dr tomorrow.
Will a head blood clot require surgery? Will taking medicine be enough to make the blood clot go away?
Might it be possible that a a menstrual blood clot travel to your heart like other blood clots do?
No: Blood thinner is a colloquial term for anticoagulants that reduce the propensity of blood to clot. 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. 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. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Flow/vessels/protein: Clots can form when: blood flow slows or stops, a blood vessel wall is injured or components of your blood support or promote coagulation. We are always clotting and unclotting a little. When one of the factors noted above tips the scale there is rapid propagation of clot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood thinners: Clot determined by ct scan or v/q scan. Blood thinners are drugs of choice. Sometime a "ivc filter" may be placed. Depends why she has clot. Need to scan legs with an ultra sound to determine cause. Also need to review medications if they caused clot. Other causes may be inactivity and genetic factors. Need to review these questions with primary md. Depends if 1st clot or not. ...Read more
Occassionally: When a patienthas breathingproblems and a scan shows evidence of a pulmonary embolus or clot to lung, work up may show a pelvic lesion that was unsuspected. At times other forms of thrombosis can be due to a tail of pancreas cancer unsuspected until work up defines it. On most other occussions the clot occurs after management of a known malignancy ...Read more
Yes it is possible: Some times the sign are not impressive, that lead to miss the diagnosis. ...Read more
Need more info: The history that you give to your doctor of yourself and other family members may dictate the answer. You have not given enough information to be able to answer your question. Sorry. ...Read more
Who was the first person to get a blood clot removed from their leg by surgery? When did doctors start doing that?
What blood test would a doctor order to c if a person has blood clots or c if there is something going wrong like this?
I've been having a heavy period with blood clots of over a week, should I go to the doctors, is it something to worry about?
Menorrhagia: If you don't normally have heavy, long, or irregular periods then this definitely needs to be checked out by your gynecologist. They will also need to see if something anatomically is wrong and to check a complete blood count and coagulation profile to make sure your blood is clotting well. ...Read more
Good day doctor ive been bleeding for almost 2 weeks and there was also big blood clots is there any otc i can use to just stop it for now ?
Don't do that: If you are bleeding for 2 weeks, you should see a doctor, self-medicate is dangerous in your case, there is nothing OTC good for your condition because can be a lot of thing that can cause that bleeding ...Read more
I was told by a few different blood specailist that I am animic with blood clots what does that mean ? Blood doc. Said they never seen anything likeit
Depends on details: Many blood clots do not need to be removed. Thrombophlebitis, a condition whereby blood clots form in the veins under the skin (but not in the deep veins) will often get better with warm compression and non-steroidal medications like advil (ibuprofen). Other blood clots in deeper veins, known as dvt, can be treated with blood thinners. There are a few cases where a clot needs removal--these are more rare. ...Read more
Duplex ultrasound : This is a non-invasive test to help determine if there is a clot. ...Read more
Sonogram: An ultrasound is the test of choice. ...Read more
Need more info: Where are the blood clots? Why might have the doctor said that? Do you have any symptoms? May I suggest that you see a different doctor. ...Read more
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