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Pain in calf started 2mo ago. Dr said no need to worry bout clot. Pain went away. Now pain is back. No clot risk factors. Still worried it's a clot?
Recurrent Calf Pain: LexR463 I understand you are worried, which makes me wonder if you have had previous clots to your leg. The one way your doctor can determine if you have a venous blood clot is by doing an ultrasound. However not all calf pain can result from a blood clot; depending on your level of activity and when your symptoms present could point towards other diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask your doctor: But... You need a physician to help you with this. A person cannot reduce his potential to make blood clots without advice from a doctor. ...Read more
What are the chances of 25 yo female developing blood clots in lung with no risk factors? I have health anxiety with every pain i assume the worst.
Likely hood of a blood clot is the cause of pain in both legs with no risk factors and 2 negative d dimers in december? Should i get an ultrasound?
Clot unlikely.: A negative d-dimer carries a very low probability of having a clot and 2 negatives are even more significant. Clots in both legs would be most unusual.The most common symptom of a clot is unilateral calf or thigh pain and the most common physical finding is swelling. You have a very low probability for a clot. If you are very worried, then do a ultrasound-but I do not think that it is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's all serious.: There is nothing funny about an unintended clot! not sure exactly what the question is. There are many diseases both inherited and acquired of the clotting factors and related proteins. ...Read more
What can thin blood aside from prescription medicine? My husband has a clotting disorder that drs can't diagnose. They have tested for all of the factors, sickle cell, etc... No diagnosis. He was on Coumadin (25 mgs/day) & his level went from .9 to 1.
Difficult issue: A dose of 25 mg of Coumadin is way more than what is effective in most people. It is not uncommon to not be able to find the cause of clotting disorders. There are other anti-cogulants on the market, however given the difficulty in managing your husband's clotting disorder, he may require evaluation and management by a hematologist specializing in coagulation disorders. ...Read more
What is my percent of a chance i will get preeclampsia or blood clots in pregnancy if i got no risk factors? 50% chance or less?
Natural enzymes can: There are several natural enzymes that break a part clots, such as nattokinase, lumbrokinase, serratiapeptidase, bromelain, papain and other proteolytic enzymes. These enzymes can be taken separate from food and help thin the blood and keep clots from forming as well. As such they will not work best in the acute setting. Anyone taking a blood thinning med needs to discuss this with their doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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