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Clexane Blood Clot Lungs
No: Clexane does not clear existing blood clots, the body does. Clexane prevents new clots from forming. Treatment of blood clots, once they have formed, should be no less than three months. Clexane is often used as an overlap with another blood thinner coumadin (warfarin). Once the Coumadin (warfarin) is working clexane can be stopped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
I am on clexane injections since the doctors found a blood clot on my lung last week can i still have my tattoo ive booked a few weeks ago?
Not a good idea: It’s truly best not to. The fact is you *will* bleed more receiving the tattoo. Your doctor won’t want you to get it, and a reputable tattoo parlor won’t want to give it to you. And the reason is that it’s not in your best health interest. The timing with the clot just did not work out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was diagnosed with having arterial blood clot in radial artery. Was on clexane injection did not work. On Bayer aspirin. Does this affect ffuture preg?
Aspirin is safe.: You should have a thrombophilia work-up before you get pregnant - however the Aspirin prophylaxis does not affect pregnancy risk per se. If you are a thrombophilia carrier or patient, then that will be the major determinant of your pregnancy risk profile. Genetic counseling is also advisable! ...Read more
Pulmonary embolism: When doctors say blood clots in the lungs, they are usually talking about pulmonary embolism, which is blockages in one or more arteries in the lungs, caused by blood clots from another part of your body, most commonly, your legs. Pulmonary embolism is a potentially life-threatening complication of DVT (deep vein thrombosis), which is clotting in the deep veins. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many....: shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, rapid breathing, chest pain with breathing, possibly cough and low grade fever, wheezing, and even cough with blood in sputum. The question here is do you have risk factors for this (long travel, blood clot history, autoimmune conditions, etc.)? If you suspect a blood clot in your lungs, you should be in the ER getting tested and treated. ...Read more
Pulmonary embolus: Typically clot that ends up in the lungs from a deep venous thrombosis of the extremities. Most often this is a DVT of the legs. The clot breaks off and travels through the bloodstream through the heart an into the pulmonary arteries. This is in the most extreme case can cause heart failure, respiratory insufficiency and death. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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