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Clotting Disorders (Definition)
Clotting disorders are diseases which cause the blood to be more prone to clotting.
See...: ...Answers to the several very similar questions asked over the last few days. Basically, treatment depends on the cause of the clotting disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Clotting disorders increase a persons risk of developing clots; although these usually develop in the deep veins they may also develop in the veins of the superficial system. ...Read more
Legs and lungs: Venous blood clots usually form in the deep veins the legs causing pain, and swelling. If the clot breaks off and reaches the lung, embolus, it may cause sudden chest pain, shortness of breath, cough with blood sputum. If the clot is large enough, it may cause sudden death. ...Read more
My dad was diagnosed with two types of facial neralgia and a few different blood clotting disorders. I don't have nething he has but cld I get it later?
No and maybe: As far as the neuralgia goes, it is unlikely you will "inherit" a tendency to get that specifically. Some diseases can have neuralgias (shingles, diabetes, etc), so be aware of any risks for them. Clotting disorders, however, are often inherited, and some may not manifest right away. If his clotting problems are not due to meds, then you should talk witha physician to fully assess your risk. ...Read more
How soon before i go in to take a clotting disorder test should I quit taking aspirin? I have 3m/c
It : It depends on what clotting tests are being drawn (there are a ton depending on what you're looking for) and why you are on the aspirin. You should call and ask the doctor that ordered the testing. They will know what tests they ordered and when (or if) you need to stop the aspirin. ...Read more
Ache in arm during blood test and after. Do i need to be concerned about the pain or a risk of embolism? Don't have any clotting disorders.
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