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Can You Get Blood Clots While On Coumadin
Not a good idea: Blood thinners make it more likely that you will bleed in general. Making small holes in the skin will make you bleed excessively because of the presence of the thinners and will increase the risk of infection, and possible scarring. Wait until you are off the thinner; if it is long term then speak with your physician about how to temporarily stop the thinner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At least 6 months: or longer, ( and depending if there are any coagulation factors deficiency) sometimes forever. Discuss this with your MD ...Read more
I have large blood clots on my period? If I take aspirin, will that help the blood flow instead of make clots?
No: Oral anticoagulants should not interfere with your periods. ...Read more
If you have blood clots in the leg and lungs should you abstain from sex, currently on blood thinners for 2 months?
No: Having a blood clot in the lung (pulmonary embolism) and leg (deep venous thrombosis) shouldn't stop you from living your life, as long as you are appropriately being treated with the blood thinning medications. If you experience chest pain, or shortness of breath, you should stop and seek care immediately. Also, there is an increased bleeding risk, so keep it "simple.". ...Read more
Can someone who is taking Coumadin (warfarin) and bruising easilly still have the ability to form clots?
Let's say I do have a blood clot, will quitting smoking while taking aspirin everyday make the blood clot start to go away?
Uncertain: There is very limited information. I was able to find 1 case report suggesting that garcinia prolonged the inr in a patient taking warfarin. No data on newer anticoagulants or anti-platelet agents. Since the exact contents of any "dietary supplement" preparation is not guaranteed, always be cautious when mixing supplements with potent medications like warfarin. ...Read more
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