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Doctor insights on: Could 5 Days Of Clexane 150mg Clear Small Blood Clot On Lungs

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Could 5 days of clexane 150mg clear small blood clot on lungs?

Could 5 days of clexane 150mg clear small blood clot on 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 more

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Lung (Definition)

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


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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?

 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 more

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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?

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

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Pain in upper left arm for a few days. Had blood clot in lung months ago, but had it clear up after xalerto. Afraid this may be a blood clot?

Pain in upper left arm for a few days. Had blood clot in lung months ago, but had it clear up after xalerto. Afraid this may be a blood clot?

Other diagnosis: After a pe a month ago, you should still be on xarelto so still protected. The incidence of DVT originating from the upper extremity is very low. Other diagnosis has to be sought. Only question is why did you have a clot in your lung at your age? ...Read more

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How bad is it to have small blood clots in your lung?

How bad is it to have small blood clots in your lung?

Very: If the underlying problem is not found, there will usually be some big ones soon enough and the outcome is likely to be sudden death. ...Read more

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How long do blood thinners take to clear a blood clot in the lungs?

How long do blood thinners take to clear a blood clot in the lungs?

Depends: Depends on the size, location and the general health of the individual and what medications the patient is placed on. Heparin is the gold standard but may be changing. There are many anti-coagulants. Coumadin (warfarin) is the mainstay for outpatient treatment. Newer meds may replace it for many reasons. Many clots are dissolved in 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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On top of having peurisy I also have a small blood clot in my lung. Will that go away on its own? The dr seemed concerned but not enough to surgery

Yes it will go away: over time, your body's version of "garbage men", macrophages, will go and literally eat up the bits of clot. This is assuming you are on an anticoagulant. the process of clearing out the blocked artery takes 3-6 months for most people, and for a few as long as a year. Your inflammatory isuues will need to be controled as this increases clotting. Most likely the clot is the cause of your pleurisy. ...Read more

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I was recently diagnosed with multiple small blood clots in my lungs. Im currently having pain and tingling in my right arm. Should I be worried?

I was recently diagnosed with multiple small blood clots in my lungs. Im currently having pain and tingling in my right arm. Should I be worried?

Very much so: You need to be under the care of a physician who is capable of handling an extremely serious situation -- multiple pulmonary thromboemboli in a young woman. ...Read more

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Ddmer test slightly elevated, no blood clot in lungs from CT scan. In the clear, or need to keep an eye on it?

Yes, assuming: no other explanations for your presumed chest pain an/or shortness of breath, ie lung or heart issues, would monitor your symptoms and adhere/continue recommendations from your local doc. ...Read more

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Blood oxygen is 95-97%, 2 negative d dimers in dec. And a clear chest xray but feel some shortness of breath at times, blood clot in lungs or anxiety?

Probably not PE: Shortness of breath without other symptoms or signs is unlikely to be a result of pulmonary embolus. This is particularly true in someone who is only 31 yo. Unless you have other significant risk factors for abnormal blood clotting, i would not believe you are having pes. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more