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How can liver cause bleeding disorders?

How can liver cause bleeding disorders?

Bleeding factors: Not just vit k but also pt, ptt, and other bleeding factors manufactured by the liver. Not a good thing to insult your liver. ...Read more

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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Nosebleed (Definition)

A nosebleed is a symptom in which there is enough bleeding in the nose for a person to see it coming out of the nose or taste it going down the throat. Nosebleeds are often due to a broken small blood vessel, and stop when a clot forms at the break in the blood vessel. ...Read more


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How would liver dysfunction cause bleeding disorders?

How would liver dysfunction cause bleeding disorders?

Liver makes clotting: The liver makes most of the proteins that make blood clot. Thus dysfunction of the liver results in deficiency of many clotting proteins leading to bleeding tendency. Another reason is that the liver converts inactive form of some of the clotting factors to active forms with the help of vitamin k. The liver dysfunction can not make this conversion fully, and thus bleeding tendency. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can liver dysfunction cause bleeding disorders?

I was just wondering how can liver dysfunction cause bleeding disorders?

See article: "The liver plays a central role in the clotting process. Acute and chronic liver diseases are invariably associated with coagulation disorders due to multiple causes including: decreased synthesis of clotting and inhibitor factors,..". See http://www.aniara.com/Blog/Coagulation-Corner/archives/2010/11/LIVER-DISEASE-AND-COAGULATION-OUTCOMES.aspx ...Read more

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How are bleeding disorders typically diagnosed?

How are bleeding disorders typically diagnosed?

Blood tests: One may be suspicious due to bleeding with brushing your teeth or after blood draws, easy bruising, or red spots on the skin. Family history, heavy periods, or excess bleeding with pregnancies may also be clues. The way to make a definite diagnosis is with blood tests, such as a pt, ptt, platelet count or platelet function (von willebrand's factor). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Bleeding disorders?

What is the definition or description of: Bleeding disorders?

Bleeding: Bleeding disorder is tendency for bleeding and start with bruises on skin with mild trauma and frequent nose bleeding or other bleeding from other organs. ...Read more

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What's a simple way to say what bleeding disorders really is?

What's a simple way to say what bleeding disorders really is?

Bleeding problems: To simplify- bleeding disorder is conditions where you would abnormaly bleed significantly without the presence of trauma or only with mild trauma. There are a lot of things have to be checked if you do have this problem. Seek medical attention. ...Read more

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How do hypercoaguability and bleeding disorders differ?

How do hypercoaguability and bleeding disorders differ?

Opposites: Hypercoagulability results in blood clots forming in blood vessels due to increased tendency of the blood to clot. In bleeding disorders, the flood fails to clot when it should and results in abnormal bleeding due to even minor trauma or spontaneously. ...Read more

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Are there any analgesics that are not contraindicated with bleeding disorders?

Are there any analgesics that are not contraindicated with bleeding disorders?

Yes.: Generally the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen, naprosyn (naproxen) and ketorolac are relatively contraindicated in patients with bleeding disorders while Acetaminophen and opiates are not. ...Read more

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Do people with bleeding disorders still have to worry about hemorrhage?

Do people with bleeding disorders still have to worry about hemorrhage?

Yes.: A hemorhage is uncontrolled bleeding at a specific site. Individuals with a inherited, such as hemophilia or von willebrands disease, or an acquired, such as use of coumadin, (warfarin) bleeding disorder are always at risk and should take appropriate precautions as discussed with their physician. ...Read more

Dr. Susumu Inoue
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Bleeding Disorders (Definition)

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