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Blood clot in the lungs?

Blood clot in the lungs?

Can be dangerous: A blood clot in the lungs can be quite dangerous, especially if it blocks outflow of blood from the heart. Many times it arises from the veins of the legs, but they can also come from the pelvis or even arms. Patients with conditions such as cancer can be more prone to developing blood clots. Typically, people experience sudden onset of chest pain or shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Placenta (Definition)

The placenta is an organ that connects the developing fetus to the uterine wall to allow nutrient uptake, waste elimination, and gas exchange via ...Read more


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Blood clot in the leg..Which are the symptoms?

Blood clot in the leg..Which are the symptoms?

Blood clot Legs: Pain , redness, swelling and discoloration of leg are the symptoms and signs of blood clot in leg. ...Read more

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Describe the features of a blood clot in the lungs.?

Describe the features of a blood clot in the lungs.?

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 more

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What is the danger of a blood clot in the leg?

What is the danger of a blood clot in the leg?

Several: Local and entire leg swelling cellulitis tenderness leg ulcers and sores venous insufficiency life threatening embolism to lungs it depends on level of clot and early identification and treatment. ...Read more

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How painful is a blood clot in the lungs from dvt?

How painful is a blood clot in the lungs from dvt?

Depends: Most of pulmonaty emboli cause shortness of breath more than pain . Pain happens when part of the lung infarcts and has no blood flow and this can cause inflammation of close by pleura and sharp pain. This can occur in around 10% of emboli. The bigger the size of infarction the more pain but usually is moderate pain. ...Read more

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If someone dies from a blood clot will the medical examiner found the clot quickly in the autopsy?

If someone dies from a blood clot will the medical examiner found the clot quickly in the autopsy?

Thromboemboli: Blood clots that cause death suddenly are usually in the lungs and tend to be large enough to locate at the time of gross autopsy examination. Occasionally they break up and might require microscopic identification. Fatal clots can also involve the arteries in the brain, and are harder to locate immediately. ...Read more

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Can any complications occur If a clot in one of the saphenous veins goes undiagnosed and the vein is stripped from the leg?

Can any complications occur If a clot in one of the saphenous veins goes undiagnosed and the vein is stripped from the leg?

Saphanous vein. : Saphanous vein is a superficial vein. Normally we don't anticolate clots in the saphanous vein. Even if the vein was stripped with a clot within it. It can theoretically be pushed forward during the stripping process depending on the technique used. ...Read more

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Does the drug vincristine cause blood clots in the bowel, grandad had rcvp them had a blood clot in the major artery supplying the bowel?

Does the drug vincristine cause blood clots in the bowel, grandad had rcvp them had a blood clot in the major artery supplying the bowel?

I suspect this was..: True...True and unrelated. Coagulopathy, is not a side effect of vincristine. However, having a cancer (such as lymphoma that i suspect your dad has) can elevate clotting risk all by itself. Prednisone in rcvp can elevate risk of clotting as well. Additionally, as a 67yo man, he could have had pre-existing vascular disease that elevated his risk for clotting in those vessels that supply the gut. ...Read more

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When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood low in oxygen?

When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood low in oxygen?

Circulation: Blood releases o2 to the tissues and becomes poor in oxygen to travel up to the lungs to capture it in the vessels there. Then it returns to the heart that pumps oxygenated blood to the tissues to be released there and return to the lungs again to get oxygenated. ...Read more

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Can blood clots be in the back of the thigh?

Can blood clots be in the back of the thigh?

Yes, a clot: could potentially form anywhere there is a vascular structure. However, certain locations of clot are more common and/or clinically relevant than others. ...Read more

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How painful is the delivery of the placenta?What happens after the delivery of the placenta? -details-plz

How painful is the delivery of the placenta?What happens after the delivery of the placenta? -details-plz

Nothing at all: It is usually uneventful and not painful. If you are awake, you may not notice when it comes out because the presence of the healthy long-awaited baby takes all your attention away from anything else. ...Read more

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When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood high in oxygen?

When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood high in oxygen?

Circulation: Blood releases o2 to the tissues and becomes poor in oxygen to travel up to the lungs to capture it in the vessels there. Then it returns to the heart that pumps oxygenated blood to the tissues to be released there and return to the lungs again to get oxygenated. ...Read more

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How painful is a new blood clot in the lungs?

How painful is a new blood clot in the lungs?

Depends: A small clot may go un-noticed. A large one may cause severe acute pain and hemorrhage. It varies. Many are painful and very symptomatic. ...Read more

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How much of a chance is it that the body can naturally dissolve a blood clot behind the eye in the temporal artery?

How much of a chance is it that the body can naturally dissolve  a blood clot behind the eye in the temporal artery?

Misunderstanding: If you have temporal arteritis with loss of vision, then the problem is inflammed blood vessels, not a blood clot. This is a very serious problem and you must be on strong anti-inflammatory medications. In some cases, but not all, vision will recover. ...Read more

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What are the blood vessels that carry deoxygenated blood to the placenta?

What are the blood vessels that carry deoxygenated blood to the placenta?

Umbilical arteries: The umbilical arteries supply deoxygenated blood from the fetus to the placenta. This is an unusual situation. In most places in the body, arteries are carrying oxygenated blood. Not here! Best wishes! ...Read more

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How dangerous is a blood clot in the lungs?

How dangerous is a  blood clot in the lungs?

Pulmonary embolism: Blood clot in the lungs are known as pulmonary embolism. They can be very dangerous and even cause death depending on the size and location of the blood clot. ...Read more