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What causes a bloot clot? What exactly is happening?

What causes a bloot clot? What exactly is happening?

Blood clot: Go to wikipedia. Great pictures and cannot give good answer in only 400 spaces.

Or better yet go to uptodate. Com ...Read more

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What causes the stuff that looks like clots during your cycle?

What causes the stuff that looks like clots during your cycle?

Blood in vagina: When blood sits in the vagina for a while before it comes to outside it sort of congeals and forms a clot. This is normal and not a concern. ...Read more

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What causes blood to not clot?

What causes blood to not clot?

Antithrombin: The body has a complex system of clotting and anti clotting cascades. The principle anticlotting proteins are Antithrombin which in turn requires other cofactors to function properly. Once a clot begins to form, plasmin becomes activated which breaks down clot. Whether a clot forms or not is a race between the pro-clotting and anti-clotting pathways. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive clotting of the blood?

What can cause excessive clotting of the blood?

Many reasons: A variety of genetic abnormalities can cause this as well as some cancers. See your doctor if you have specific concerns. ...Read more

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What causes clots to keep forming after a thrombectomy?

What causes clots to keep forming after a thrombectomy?

Some Possibilities: Some possible causes are:

unrecognized and thus untreated arterial blockage that results in:
*poor arterial inflow into artery that is thrombosed
*poor runoff from artery that is thrombosed.
*poor flow through the bypass (if patient has a bypass)

hyper-coagulable state
allergy to the blood thinner heparin...This can cause a syndrome called hit that results in thrombosis. ...Read more

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What would cause clots to keep forming after a thrombectomy?

What would cause clots to keep forming after a thrombectomy?

Same as original.: For the same reason they formed prior to removal of the clot. A thrombectomy is just a removal of clot. If the underlying disorder that caused the clot is not treated, it is likely the clot will recur. ...Read more

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Why do I have clotting blood, I don't take anything to cause it?

Why do I have clotting blood, I don't take anything to cause it?

Yes: Barrier protection such as condoms and foam or the diaphragm or a non-hormonal iud (such as paragard). Consult your ob-gyn for the safest and most effective form of contraception for you, whether temporary or permanent. If permanent contraception is a possibility for you, your partner should consider vasectomy. That would be the safest for you! ...Read more

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Question was: wihat would cause stasis in the jugular? I was told there was very little flow but it was not quite a clot yet. 1wk later showed flow

Question was: wihat would cause stasis in the jugular? I was told there was very little flow but it was not quite a clot yet. 1wk later showed flow

Doubtful: This is an unusual finding and I question the validity of the study. Discuss it with your doctor and he can ask the radiologist for clarification. ...Read more

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What causes excessive clots durning a period?

What causes excessive clots durning a period?

Could be many reason: Could be hormonal problems, could be fibroids, or endometrial polyps or other causes, . Like precancer or not commonly endometrial cancer, no need to suffer or worry, please see your gyn for a workup with an exam, blood work, pap, and an ultrasound and once u know the reason there are many txment options. ...Read more

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What causes bleeds, clots in the brain?

What causes bleeds, clots in the brain?

Stroke: Stroke, ruptured aneurysm, high blood pressure, vascular malformation, tumor, and trauma are a few causes for brain bleed. ...Read more

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What causes blood clotting?

What causes blood clotting?

Blood clotting: There are proteins in our body such as thrombin, prothrombin, fibrin that play an important role in blood clotting, also blood paticles called platelets take part of coaguation. When the endothelium (inside lining of blood cell) is damage, there is a complex reaction that occurs between palelets, certains clotting factors which in turn prevent further blood loss from the damaged blood vessels. ...Read more

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Heavy mense and large clot and endometrium thickening what is the cause of this?

Heavy mense and large clot and endometrium thickening what is the cause of this?

Missed period: The most common cause is an anovulatory cycle in which the ovary fails to release an egg. This temporarily changes the hormones and can delay your period. ...Read more

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What could cause a period to be extremely light with no clotting lasting less than 24 hrs two months in a row?

What could cause a period to be extremely light with no clotting lasting less than 24 hrs two months in a row?

Light periods: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives & perimenopause. ...Read more

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Other than a clot, what else could cause an elevated d-dimer test? Mine was approx 270... I was told cut off was 230

Other than a clot, what else could cause an elevated d-dimer test? Mine was approx 270... I was told cut off was 230

Clinical context: D-dimer values near the edge of a reference range are difficult to interpret, and are meaningful only in the context of the big picture. There are false-positives. If a search for a thrombus / thromboembolus and for disseminated intravascular coagulation were non-revealing, perhaps you would do best simply to be thankful for good health. ...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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What causes blood clots in the leg?

What causes blood clots in the leg?

Long list of causes: There are a lot of possible causes and risk factors of blood clots in the legs. Here are some:
- long periods of sitting
- prolonged bed rest
- inherited clotting diseases
- any kind of injury or trauma
- cancer
- smoking
- obesity or overweight
- family history of blood clots
- blood draws or catheters in veins, including pacemakers
- birth control pills
- congestive heart failure
- ibd. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots in the leg?

What causes blood clots in the leg?

Many causes: Heredity, hormones, pregnancy, malignancies, trauma and certain blood clotting disorders are the most common causes of blood clots in the legs. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots in the thigh?

DVT: Deep venous clots in the lower extremity most commonly happens in the setting of inactivity, following injuries, surgery.
It may happen with some underlying cancer and some deficiency in blood clotting factors.
Any time the diagnosis should be considered in the given context and clinical setting. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots in the milk glands?

If I understand you: Correctly, bloody nipple discharge should be medically evaluated with your doctor. Are you describing that you are breast feeding currently? Then it could be mastitis, but should still be evaluated 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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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