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Wife had no instructions for warfin at discharge xcept not to miss any took 1 a day and had INR of 12 w/ internal bleeding aren't there discharge regs?

Wife had no instructions for warfin at discharge xcept not to miss any took 1 a day and had INR of 12 w/ internal bleeding aren't there discharge regs?

Dangerous Medicine: You are correct. On warfarin there should be significant instructions or a plan on when and where to get the next blood test. If you do not have an idea what to do next please notify your family physician to get a plan cemented down. ...Read more

Internal Bleeding (Definition)

Also known as an internal hemorrhage, internal bleeding refers to bleeding that occurs inside the body that is not seen from the outside. This happens when there is damage to an artery or vein from trauma, an injury to the spleen, a ruptured aneurysm, or erosion into an artery or vein from cancer or gastric ulcer. Internal bleeding is a medical emergency ...Read more


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On Warfarin - fell and hit head and side.Dr said no internal bleeding - just strained muscle. Can this influence INR as next test not for six weeks ?

On Warfarin - fell and hit  head and side.Dr said no internal bleeding - just strained muscle. Can this influence INR as next test not for six weeks ?

Injury by itself: with all other things being stable, should not affect your INR. If you change your diet or take new medication to treat eht injury, this might affect the INR> ...Read more

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Having 8.8 level of Coumadin (warfarin) in the system could cause internal bleeding and cardiac arrest?

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Having 8.8 level  of Coumadin (warfarin) in the system could cause internal bleeding and cardiac arrest?

Supratherapeutic INR: When you are on coumadin, (warfarin) in general your goal for the inr will be between 2-3. The higher the number the higher your risk for bleeding. Bleeding can occur anywhere in the body- including intraabdominal bleeding, bleed in the brain etc. So, you need to make sure you follow up with your doctor regularly , make sure you be careful with your diet and other medication. ...Read more

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Swallowed something that felt sharp. Could it cause internal bleeding? What should I do?

Swallowed something that felt sharp. Could it cause internal bleeding? What should I do?

Swallowing a sharp o: The outcome depends on what it was you swallowed. I would ask your physician or er for a possible x-ray to determine if it's anything that could harm you as it passes. If it's just a scratch from a fishbone it sould heal but better afe than sorry. ...Read more

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I know back bending contortion can't usually cause internal bleeding because the organs in the bend section are not rigid, what about front bending?

I know back bending contortion can't usually cause internal  bleeding because the organs in the bend section are not rigid,  what about front bending?

Shouldn't matter: Slowly stretching your torso shouldn't put you at risk for internal bleeding. This is usually something that happens after a sharp blow to the trunk. Anything however is possible. I keep it in perspective, winning the lottery is also possible. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes head internal bleeding?

Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes head internal bleeding?

Bleeding: There are many causes including spontaneous with or without anti-coagulation, trauma, ruptured aneurysm, avm, etc. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can ulcers rupture and cause internal bleeding?

Hello docs. I was wondering can ulcers rupture and cause internal bleeding?

Yes: Bleeding duodenal ulcers are caused by the ulcer eroding through the back wall into the gastroduodenal artery. Perforations in the front part of the duodenum or stomach usually cause free air with intense pain, but usually do not bleed significantly. ...Read more

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What kind of illness can cause internal bleeding?

What kind of illness can cause internal bleeding?

Gastrointestinal : Stomach ulcers, cancer in the GI tract, diverticulosis of the colon are some examples. Cirrhosis of the liver can lead to life threading bleeding from dilated veins in the esophagus and stomach. Traumatic injuries often cause "internal bleeding". ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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Inr (Definition)

Could mean interventional neuro radiology which is minimally invasive field, or international normalized ration which is a lab ...Read more