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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?
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
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.
My doctor prescribe Eliquis.I began to bruise for no reason soon after.The doctor checked all clotting factors/times, everything is in the normal range.He didn’t adjust dose after the results. Yet I still bruise for no reason.Should I be worried?
Bruise : If the bruise is minimal I would not worry but if they become worse you need to see your doctor again ...Read more
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
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 (warfarin) 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
40M Since yesterday pain in back of thigh above knee for no reason. 2nd Google result says DVT/blood clot. No redness, swelling, risk factors. Strain?
Thigh pain: Your description is nonspecific. Possibilities include simple muscle strain, baker's cyst, contusion or phlebitis. There may be no redness or obvious swelling with any of these, but tenderness is usually present with phlebitis. If discomfort persists visit a hospital emergency room where examination by a physician and appropriate testing like an ultrasound is readily available. ...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?
clot without damage: The simplest and best treatment for any kind of bleeding is compression. While chemicals, and heat are used to cauterize, they also create a lot of tissue damage. There are some fiber products that promote plotting, but they should be reserved for instances of significant or uncontrolled bleeding people in healthy people, simple compression will do the trick with a minimum of complication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
WHY?: Not enough information here. I would not worry about blood clots unless you have them or have a tendency to get them. Even then worry will not help but seek medical care and see what can be done to be preventative! ...Read more