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I know that alcohol effects INR but does it have the same effect on blood thinness? If my INR was low could I take a shot to counteract anygreenstaken

I know that alcohol effects INR but does it have the same effect on blood thinness? If my INR was low could I take a shot to counteract anygreenstaken

Depends: The inr is a measure of how thin your blood is. When alcohol effects your inr it is causing your blood to become more thin. A low inr means that your blood is thicker. A high inr means your blood is thinner. If your inr is too low i.e. Too thick i.e. Not anticoagulated, then there are treatment options to anticoagulate including an injectable medications. You should discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long after drinking alcohol does it take to thin your blood?

How long after drinking alcohol does it take to thin your blood?

Alcohol Little effec: Alcohol has very little effect on thinning of the blood. So you do not need to worry about it. If there is any such effect, it is not of any consequence. ...Read more

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I am a brain stroke patient taking blood thinners and start having red rashes on my feet. Like blood coming out of veins due to thinness. What to do?

I am a brain stroke patient taking blood thinners and start having red rashes on my feet. Like blood coming out of veins due to thinness.  What to do?

See your doctor: If you are taking blood thinner and have signs of either a red rash you need to see your doctor as soon as possible to make sure you do not have a hematological problem that was induced by the blood thinner. ...Read more

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Does alcohol thin the blood?

Does alcohol thin the blood?

Not exactly: Blood actually doesn't get "thinned." what we call blood thinners are agents that decrease the ability of the blood to clot, usually used in people whose blood clots excessively. Alcohol also can impair clotting, both by damaging the liver which produces clotting agents, and by damaging bone marrow which makes platelets, the cells responsible for starting a clot in our blood. ...Read more

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Does vinegar thin your blood?

Does vinegar thin your blood?

NO: It causes acidosis - too much is dangerous. Don't fiddle with it. (however, it's very nice when mixed with oil and placed on a salad). ...Read more

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Does caffeine thin your blood?

Does caffeine thin your blood?

Caffiene/thin blood: Caffeine is a stimulant thus raising BP as a water pill” that increases urination. But it does not have an effect on blood thinning. ...Read more

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Which pain medicine does not thin your blood?

Which pain medicine does not thin your blood?

Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen [generic tyenol] does not thin your blood. If your iiver's healthy, don't take more than a total of 3000 mg a day. Watch out for Acetaminophen that may be combined with over-the-counter cold medications or prescription pain medicines [like vicodin or tyenol with codeine]. That counts in your grand total too. ...Read more

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What is the best way 2 thin your blood with out having to take any medication to mess up your liver?

What is the best way 2 thin your blood with out having to take any medication to mess up your liver?

Blood thinners : You are only 17 years old and there should be no reason for you to make your blood thin unless you or your family have history of having blood clots and in that situation you would require a blood thinner. ...Read more