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Can I Get A Blood Clot In Brain From A Broken Nose
Yes: In all likelihood what you get is bruise, hematoma or inflammation. Blood clots form when there is abnormality in flow of blood, when there is damage to the blood vessel or its smoothness or problem with the blood cells themselves. Immobility, for example can cause clots (dvt). If the blood vessel is damaged from the injury, then yes clot formation can occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
If a motocross athlete recently had a bad crash & gets put on blood thinners for a brain veneal blood clot whats the soonest they can go back?
Never! But 4 sure-: -not until Ur treating neurologist stops Ur anti-coagulants & gives U the OK. U will still B more apt 2 have a 2'nd episode compared 2 the general population. Next time U May not recover. ...Read more
Rarely: There is a condition called a paradoxical embolism in which a leg vein blood clot can dislodge from the leg, float up into the hear, & then travel through an abnormal hole in the heart called a patent foramen ovale, then float up into the brain causing a storke. Since you need both a congential defect in the heart, a DVT, and a embolism of the DVT for this to occur, it is possible but not common ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Impossible: Almost impossible. Takes days to weeks to go away. Ice makes it go away faster. Good luck. ...Read more
Paradoxical stroke: As dr. Santin said, it is possible but fairly rare. Although 25-30% of the population has the septal defect in their heart that he mentioned, it rarely causes trouble when it is there. As a result, we don't routinely look for it, unless someone has had a stroke and, especially, if they are young and don't have other risk factors for having had a stroke. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Generally clots in the veins cause swelling and pain. The leg tends to have a normal or slightly warm.These clots can travel to your lungs with pain and shortness of breath. A clot in the artery diminishes blood flow to the legs and causes them to be cold and without pulses and with severe pain. Be checked out rapidly for either concern. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In order for stroke to occur in pregnancy, wouldn't you need a really high blood pressure to break a artery in brain or blood clot to lodge it ?
No no no no no: That's like asking, "In order to ruin a casserole, don't you have to undercook the potatoes?" There are all kinds of ways to ruin a casserole, & stroke in pregnancy may be due to numerous causes of which BP is only 1. Stroke in pregnancy is a "heterogeneous" entity, i.e. may be due to a "laundry list" of conditions. Periodic reviews of it appear for clinicians in journals and textbooks on stroke. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can detoxing from crack cocaine cause a blood clot in your arm and what would be the symptoms of the blood clot ? Cud smoking keep clot from moving?
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